According to the press service of the Ukrainian government, the
premier said this in Odesa during a ceremony to present patrol cars to
the region’s police.
“The talk about a reduction in the number of policemen is ungrounded.
We have an optimal structure today, and an optimal combination of
technical services, operative employees, and patrol services,” Azarov
At the same time, the premier said that the government would improve
social protection of policemen. According to him, wages of policemen
will increase again next year.