Guards and police strengthened protection of stations of Kiev metro .

In connection with holding of “Eurovision-2017” the protection of stations of Kiev metro will reinforce the national guardsmen and additional dresses of law enforcement officers, the National guard of Ukraine.

“In the capital, the national guard stepped up security in the subway. Such security measures will last until may 15 of this year, i.e. before completion of the song contest “Eurovision-2017″. The composition of the outfits have attracted additional police, dog handlers and bomb technicians,” – said in the message on the page of the press service of machardie of Ukraine in Facebook on Tuesday.

According to the Deputy commander of the military unit at the public security Colonel Alexander Gritsenko, the Department staff will be involved in all stations of the Kiev metro. The main objective is to assist employees of national police and, in the case of detection of explosive subjects, – assistance for evacuation, and pre-medical assistance to the needy. The national guardsmen involved in the bypass of the station and patrol.

“We know our responsibilities and are prepared, if necessary, to help the citizens,” said one of the soldiers that have already started service in the Metropolitan subway.

Militiamen appeal to citizens with a request to treat with understanding to the events enhanced security.