It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

“The draft law proposes to allocate most of the land along the Ukrainian-Russian and Ukrainian-Belarusian sections of the state border for enhanced arrangement of means of protection and defense of the state border of Ukraine (including minefields),” the explanatory note to the bill says. 

The border strip in the region of Belarus and Russia is proposed to be increased to two kilometers.

A special border regime will be established there in terms of a ban on free entry, stay, residence, movement of persons and work that is not related to the defense or protection of the state border of Ukraine.

The initiator of the creation of the bill was the President's Servant of the People party.

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