Matios: Every Ukrainian should have guns

The Deputy Prosecutor General, chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios said that every Ukrainian must have a weapon to protect his life, transfers TV channel “112 Ukraine”.


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“The time is now very dynamic. I believe in the principle that every Ukrainian must have a weapon and be able in case of troubled times to save or protect his life,” he said.


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Matios has confirmed that carries a sidearm, because it allows him the status of a soldier. He also stressed that the weapons were used only in the dash or on the range.

We will remind, earlier people’s Deputy Anton Gerashchenko told how weapons today are in the hands of Ukrainians.

“Officially – 900 thousand. Of them 130 thousand rifles and about 800 thousand a penny smoothbore. As for how much of an unregistered firearm, no exact figure. Today, we have allowed any kind of weapons to have on hand, except for handguns, i.e. pistols that can be worn covertly,” – said the head of the communications Department of the Ministry of interior.