May 19, 2014 11:22
Almost no police left in Donetsk, Luhansk regions - Turchynov
KYIV. May 19 (Interfax) - The Donetsk and Luhansk regions have effectively been left with no security or police forces, Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Speaker and Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said.
"The reform of the law enforcement system is not happening fast. For instance, the Donetsk and Luhansk regions are effectively left without the Security Service and police who are supposed to be prepared to fulfill their constitutional duties. All these systems need to be restored virtually from scratch. But I want to say once again: already there is a military backbone, the armed forces, and we have the capability of defending our country," Turchynov said on the 1+1 television channel on Sunday.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry is selecting human resources as part of the law enforcement reform, he said.
"Today there are not that many people willing to work under very dangerous conditions. You cannot force someone to be a district or regional police chief. On the one hand, specialists are needed; on the other, these are very complex and dangerous conditions, and today the Interior Ministry selects precisely the people prepared to perform the national tasks under very complex conditions," Turchynov said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 21, 2018
Ukraine buys nuclear fuel worth $96.4 mln in Q1
Russian producer prices jump 1.2% in April, above forecast (Part 2)
Daily Headline News for May 21, 2018
Lawyers appeal against journalist Vyshynsky's arrest in Ukraine
PUTIN CONGRATULATES MADURO ON RE-ELECTION AS PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA -KREMLIN
Pashinyan identifies preparations for snap election in Armenia as his govt's priority (Part 2)
TMH, Hitachi create JV to manufacture traction inverters for passenger rail
RDIF chief, al-Falih to discuss increased investment by joint fund with Aramco at St. Petersburg forum
People could live four times longer under half Earth's gravity - Space Technologies
Countersanctions bill may target Russian companies with any foreign ownership - lawmaker
Russian, Indian leaders have over 3-hour talks in Sochi, continue eye-to-eye conversation in English during sea trip
U.S. anti-tank missile systems found in terrorists' possession in Syria confirm Washington supplies militants - Bondarev
Renova begun talks with Gazprom EnergoHolding on sale of T Plus - sources