Ukraine plans Trump-style border barrier against Russia & Belarus

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Ukraine needs to spend millions of dollars to beef up its eastern borders in order to stop potential illegal crossings and protect the country from purported foreign “aggression,” Kiev’s minister of internal affairs has insisted.

Speaking to lawmakers on Friday, Denis Monastirsky requested around $640 million be allocated for engineering equipment on the frontiers with Russia and Belarus, which span a whopping 1,974 and 1,084 kilometers (1,226 and 673.5 miles) respectively.

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