Prime Minister Hroisman demands that those responsible for poor quality of road repair be held accountable.
Following the decision of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), the National Guard, the National Police and the State Border Guard Service have blocked all roads and railways running across the demarcation line in the Donbas to prevent the illegal movement of goods.
Ukrainian government intends to spend 15 billion hryvnia (over $555 million) for reconditioning of roads above already budgeted 14 billion hryvnia.
The participants of the civil action to stop trade with the occupied parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions started closing highways in addition to previously blocked railroads.
Nine Ukrainians were killed and 66 injured in car accidents over the past 24 hours. The traffic collision rate is critical in five regions of Ukraine and high in five more.
During his working visit to the Odesa region, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko went negative on the work of the Odesa Regional State Administration at the time it was led by Mikheil Saakashvili.
Over the past 24-hour period, 75 people suffered on Ukrainian roads due to bad weather conditions, one of them died.
The State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) plans a 2.2 increase in the repair of country's roads in 2017 compared to the expiring year.
President Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian and newly appointed Head of the State Road Agency Sławomir Nowak, where he signed three basic laws encouraging the construction of new roads in Ukraine.