The Interfax-Ukraine News Agency – a company belonging to the Interfax Information Services international group – has been an information provider in the political and economic information market of Ukraine since 1992.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that he's satisfied with work of the police on the day four blasts hit Dnipropetrovsk, but added that the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) could have worked better.
"The actions of the police on the day of blasts were professional. The SBU acted jointly with the police, but its work could have been better," the president said at a meeting of the coordinating headquarters for investigation into Dnipropetrovsk blasts in Kyiv on Thursday.
"When we mobilized forces, we coped with the task, as we have enough of them [the forces]. But if we always worked in such way, we could look better," the president added.
At the same time, Yanukovych praised the work of the emergency medical services.
"Medical aid was provided promptly, so we managed to save lives," the head of state said.
An Interfax-Ukraine reporter said that Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka, Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko, Vice Premier and Health Minister Raisa Bohatyriova, SBU Chief Ihor Kalinin, ombudsman Valeriya Lutkovska, and Dnipropetrovsk region Governor Oleksandr Vilkul participated in the meeting.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the
www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials
contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior
written permission of Public Media at email@example.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal
use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of