"Unfortunately, these measures are not asefficient as we would like them to be first of all because of theconstant reinforcement of the terrorist groups by new militants andweapons from the territory of Russia. The efficiency of aviation isremarkably reduces due to the terrorists' air-defensecapabilities," Tymchuk says
He also emphasizes that the State BorderService have recruited volunteers to strengthen units operatingnear the border with Russia. 200 people with appropriate militaryskills were already recruited. They are currently sharpening theirskills at the State Border Service training facility. They will bebrought to various sections of the Ukrainian-Russian border afterthat.
In addition, the State Border Service andArmed Forces of Ukraine strengthen the military guard of thesection of the administrative border in the Kherson region withCrimea. Units with armored vehicles are also attracted.
Measures to enhance the protection of thecoast of the Azov Sea have also been taken. 5 marine squads of theState Border Service currently patrols this sea area day and night.2 more squads are in reserve. The sea direction from Genichesk toMariupol and Novoazovsk is completely under controll.