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The police of Ukraine has strengthened security measures in nine regions

The national police of Ukraine has strengthened security measures in the nine regions of the country, reported the press service of the police.

On Tuesday, the man in the center of Lutsk took the bus, where there were about 20 passengers, and if he had explosives and weapons. The security service of Ukraine has classified it as a terrorist attack, and the interior Ministry brought another criminal case under three articles: the taking of hostages, infringement of life of police officer and unlawful use of a weapon. According to militiamen, the malefactor has put forward the General requirements and stated dissatisfaction with the system, demanded, in particular, to the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has recorded a video message urging to watch the movie "Earthlings". After negotiations that lasted more than 10 hours, Zelensky has done, then managed to release all 13 hostages that were in the bus, no one was hurt. The man was detained, he was elected a measure of restraint.

"To ensure the safety of citizens, the leadership of the National police of Ukraine adopted the decision about strengthening of measures to ensure public safety and order on the territory of Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi regions. The measures are aimed at timely response to the crime situation, not to allow destabilization of the operational environment and to perform tasks on the prevention of terrorist activity", - is spoken in the message of the national police in Facebook.

According to the press service, the law enforcement officers patrolling the streets settlements, the territory of bus stations and train stations. In addition, the entrances and exits of the regional centers put mobile posts.

As noted, the police check the documents of suspicious persons and carry out surface inspection, inspect for the purpose of identifying explosive devices those vehicles that are not used by the owners for a long time, ensure the safety of traffic on the roads.

On Tuesday, police checked a number of reports of mining in Odessa, Kiev and Kharkov. In addition, the press service of the national police of Kiev reported that the militiamen neutralized a suspicious object near the metro station "Minsk". Later, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko said that police defused two suspicious subject near the metro in Kiev.