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"When the police detain a citizen, the state is fully responsible for his life and health. Therefore, strengthening the supervision over temporary detention facilities, conducting video surveillance, which will prevent any violation of citizens’ rights, will be the first but far from the last step," the president said on Friday at a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of Ukraine’s police force.

Yanukovych also expressed regret that corruption still existed in the Interior Ministry.

According to him, there are cases of personal violence, as well as violations by the police.

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