Ukraine digs over 60 km of anti-tank ditches on border with Russia

The Ukrainian State Border Service has built over 200 watchtowers and is digging anti-tank ditches and installing other fortifications along the Russian border, the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) said.

The Ukrainian State Border Service has built over 200 watchtowers and is digging anti-tank ditches and installing other fortifications along the Russian border, the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) said.

"The Ukrainian State Border Service has dug 62 kilometers of anti-tank ditches, built 50 kilometers of other fortifications, restored 750 kilometers of a control belt, and constructed trenches, dugouts and roadblocks," NSDC Information Analysis Center speaker Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Thursday.

He said similar measures had been taken along the border with Crimea.

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