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First anniversary: The new police have been serving Ukrainians since July 4, 2015
Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, Kyiv, anniversary, patrol, Donbas region, Mariupol, Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, police

Ukraine’s patrol police celebrates first anniversary.

According to, President Petro Poroshenko congratulated the patrol police on their first anniversary.

‘One year. 13 thousand new policemen and policewomen. 32 cities. Unprecedented trust of citizens. Congratulations, Ukrainian cops!’ the head of the Ukrainian state posted at Facebook.

Ukraine’s patrol police started working in Kyiv on July 4, 2015. Later, patrol police units showed up in Odesa, Lviv, Kharkiv and many other cities and towns across Ukraine. The patrol police also works in Mariupol, Severodonetsk, Lysychansk and other cities, located not far from the combat area in Donbass.

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