In Uzhgorod, in Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Zakarpatye area, the working meeting took place yesterday following the results of elimination of consequences of a July high water of 2008 in the western areas of Ukraine. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko, the management of the ministry and regional managements of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine took part in its work in Zakarpatye, Lvov, Ternopol, Ivano - Frankovsky, Chernovitsky and Vinnytsia areas. These regions most of all suffered from a July flood.
At meeting the condition of the organization of activity of law-enforcement bodies concerning performance of tasks on protection of a public order and fight against crime in these areas was considered. Also it was a question and of fight against illegal deforestation, plunders of antiflood public funds and so forth.
After an opening speech the Minister heard the detailed report of heads of the mentioned regional managements and showed discontent on some directions of their activity.
- Working off of sawmills was formal, and I can't reconcile to it, - Yury Lutsenko considers. The minister requested from heads of regional managements of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of real closing of power-saw benches who work illegally. Therefore employees of law-enforcement bodies will repeatedly check activity to lesopilor in the territory of the areas which have injured from a high water.
At the same time Yury Lutsenko is convinced that the militia quickly worked concerning overcoming of consequences of a flood, evacuation of inhabitants of the impounded settlements and so forth.
After completion of working meeting the Minister carried out a press - conference at which told about one more purpose of the business trip to Uzhgorod. It consists in dealing with the reasons of unsatisfactory work of the Zakarpatye militia on what the conclusion to the Ministries of Internal Affairs last exit boards in Poltava was drawn. There militia of Zakarpatye criticized for unsatisfactory work of criminal investigation department, fight against illegal migration, drug trafficking, lack of appropriate indicators in counteraction to bribery, illegal alienation of the earth and so forth.So, the Board recognized unsatisfactory activity of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Zakarpatye area.
- We decided to create Head department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Zakarpatye area. The current legislation provides what exactly the Minister has power for reorganization of divisions. I used this right for strengthening of fighting capacity of such serious subsection, in such serious region which Zakarpatye" is, - Yury Lutsenko reported.
At the same time he remembered and that the resolution of the Zakarpatye regional administrative court by which implementation of this decision is stopped was accepted on September 29.
- The offender I am not going to be, therefore my decision such: to make office investigation concerning activity of the chief of UMVS of Ukraine in the Zakarpatye area and complex check of bodies and divisions of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. For the organization of check to create the working group headed by the First Deputy Minister Mikhail Klyuev, - Yury Lutsenko informed.
For the period of carrying out office investigation and complex check the general - the militia major Victor Chepak will be discharged of performance of official duties of the chief of UMVS in the Zakarpatye area. Again appointed first deputy chief of UMVS of Ukraine in the Zakarpatye area militia colonel Pavel Kononenko will temporarily carry out duties of the chief. Check materials have to report on the Minister till October 30, 2008.
It is dismissed also the chief of the Zakarpatye State traffic inspectorate militia colonel Alexander Yatskanich. The militia colonel Pyotr Lutsyuk who before it worked as the chief of a staff of transport militia in Odessa is appointed to this position.
For strengthening of counteraction of crime, protection of a public order, the Minister sends providing the help of the Zakarpatye militia to area of the military personnel of internal troops.