Equipment near the Central Electoral Commission is intended for prevention of possible attempts of unsanctioned penetration into its territory. This was reported by the Department of Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine with a reference to Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Mr. Anatoliy Prysyazhniuk.

According to the Department, security of citizens that stay near the CEC, along with the police, is provided by the Internal Troops. Also, the National TV and radio company of Ukraine, as well as other important sites of the city are being guarded in a reinforced way.