Poroshenko: Sabotage and terrorist threats increase significantly

12:07, 10 July 2015
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The level of sabotage and terrorist threats in Ukraine outside the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone has increased significantly, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a board meeting of the Interior Ministry on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"The [current] situation with crimes this year is primarily caused by the illegal actions of terrorist groups in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as by illicit trafficking of a significant number of firearms, explosives, ammunition, activation of people who are inclined to commit offenses," he said.

According to Poroshenko, "the criminals use the moment when much of the efforts and resources of law enforcement officers are focused on the fight against diverse manifestations and consequences of the Russian hybrid war against Ukraine."

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