Management of the state protection allocated the employees for ensuring protection of candidates for president for the period of election campaign.
The Head of department of state protection Alexander Birsan reported about it on a press - conferences.
"For a start - the equal number of employees for all protected persons - candidates for president", - was told by him.
Thus Birsan didn't call exact number of security guards, but specified that it is less than 10 people on each candidate.
He noted that further the number of security guards for candidates can change taking into account these or those threats in their address.
"Depending on as far as these threats will be real, and such corresponding number of employees will be allocated", - Birsan told.
At the same time he added that candidates for president have the right to refuse state protection. Birsan reported that already there are such examples when the candidate for 2-3 days refuses protection.
The president Victor Yushchenko charged to Management of the state protection to provide the round-the-clock protection of presidential candidates for the period of electoral process.