corresponding decision has been taken by the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine. MPs voted for the amendments to the
Law of Ukraine "On Militia" regarding the right of militia workers to
use physical force, special means and weapons in the area of the antiterrorist
supplements Article 12 of the Law "On Militia" with a text concerning
the right of militia workers to use physical force, special means and weapons
in the area of the anti-terrorist operation without notice. Moreover, Article 15 establishes
that the militia workers use weapons in the area of the anti-terrorist operation not only as a last resort.
the legislation are caused by the need to improve the safety of police officers
during anti-terrorist operations and more efficient performance of their task as
to neutralization of terrorists during the ATO.