Five more Ukrainian cities will have their brand new police by June

23:59, 16 May 2016
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Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has announced that the brand new police will start working in five more cities and towns by June.

Brand new police were introduced in Kramatorsk and Sloviansk on May 15, 2016 / Photo from UNIAN

"The [law-enforcement] reform is being implemented step-by-step," he tweeted on Sunday, May 15.

In particular, patrol police will begin to work in the cities of Kryvyi Rih and Mariupol, as well as in the towns of Lysychansk, Rubizhne, and Severodonetsk.

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