In 2008 the general appellate courts of Ukraine considered 25086 ideas of law enforcement agencies of providing permissions to removal of information from communication channels, seizures of correspondence, application of other technical means of obtaining information, connected with restriction of constitutional laws of citizens.
For comparison: in 2005 of such representations by vessels it was considered 15000, in 2006 - 19649, in 2007 - 19989.
Most of all such representations in 2008 arrived from heads of operational divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (14815), Security service of Ukraine (8323) and tax police (1655). Besides, vessels considered 193 representations of other bodies (in particular, prosecutor's office and divisions of a border service).
Most of all specified representations considered appellate courts: Kiev - 3806, Zaporozhye - 2460, Donetsk - 1546, Nikolaev - 1194, Odessa - 1139, Lugansk - 1089, Hmelnitskoy - 1072, Lvov areas - 1043, and also the Autonomous Republic of Crimea - 1785.