Media suspects National Guards of readying protest dispersals: Water cannons repairs ordered
Media suspects the National Guards of Ukraine of preparing to disperse mass protests, after the announcement that National Guards' Kyiv-based military unit No. 3030, on August 29, hired Tital Company LLC to repair special-purpose vehicles with water cannons, at a cost of UAH 9.60 million (about $370,000).
The announcement was published in the Visnyk Derzhavnykh Zakupivel public procurement bulletin, the investigative journalism portal Nashi Groshi wrote.
Under the contract, two AVS-40 Tornado built onto the base of a KAMAZ truck shall be repaired and modernized by the end of the year.
There is no detailed information about the ordered services, as the contract was concluded through a negotiation procedure. The tender committee said that bidding had not been used due to urgency of the services.
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