The government of Ukraine is launching the project called "The Wall." Within the scope of the project, Ukraine intends to build a wall on the border with Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk said at a cabinet meeting on 3 September.
"We are starting "The Wall" project. This involves the construction of a real border between Ukraine and Russia," he said.
At the meeting, Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine needed a new defense doctrine, in which "Russia must be recognized as an aggressor, the main and the only state that threatens the territorial integrity of Ukraine," UNIAN reports.
Yatsenyuk did not clarify any details of the project. However, he said that before the end of the year, Ukraine would receive $10.7 billion of loans from international organizations, ITAR-TASS reports. About 9.2 billion of the amount "will be used to pay off the debt, so that we are not declared bankrupt," he said, adding: "If it wasn't for these loans, the hryvnia would have been in space."
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