17 more checkpoints to be built in the border areas of the Bryansk region
In the Bryansk region, 17 additional checkpoints will be built in the border areas. This was announced on Sunday, March 19, by the governor of the region Alexander Bogomaz.
According to him, this decision was made at a meeting of the operational headquarters. “Today I myself visited several checkpoints that have already been built. In the near future, employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Guard will take over to serve on them,” wrote Bogomaz in his Telegram channel.
He noted that these measures are necessary for the safety of residents of the border areas and all citizens living in the Bryansk region.
On March 14, Bogomaz announced that the border territories of the Bryansk region would be additionally reinforced with combat forces and fire weapons as soon as possible. All measures to strengthen the grouping of ground forces in the region will be completed within a short period of time, he said.
On March 2, saboteurs from the Chernihiv region of Ukraine penetrated into two settlements of the Klimovsky district of the Bryansk region – Lyubechany and Sushany. Two people were killed and a ten-year-old boy was also wounded. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident a terrorist attack.
In the Investigative Committee, criminal cases were opened on the fact of the incident under several articles (“Act of terrorism”, “Attack on the life of a law enforcement officer”, “Deliberate destruction or damage to property”).
The Bryansk region has a high (“yellow”) level of terrorist threat. It was introduced in the region in April 2022.