Ukraine has offered to sell US land along the border to

Ukraine needs to sell US land along the border with Russia for protection against “aggression”, said in a broadcast ObozTV Ukrainian economist Zinovy Swered.

Sale of land in Ukraine is one of the conditions of the IMF to continue financial support of the Ukrainian economy. Ukrainians are against this law: the country held mass rallies. The people of Ukraine fear that all the land will be bought up by local oligarchs and foreigners.

“Let’s be the border of the territory of Sumy and Kharkiv region sell to American companies, because American troops come from where is the American private property, where is their interest,” said the Ukrainian expert.

Ukraine needs to build its “Mannerheim line”, said Swered. In his opinion, the US will attract the opportunity to extract shale gas in Eastern Ukraine.

Earlier, the deputies of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the law on the sale of agricultural land. According to the faction of the ruling party “servant of the people” David Arakhamiya, the final vote on the law on the sale of land will be held until March. According to the draft law of agricultural land are allowed to buy Ukrainian citizens and companies registered in Ukraine. The Ukrainian government plans to allow foreigners to buy land in Ukraine, excluding citizens and companies of Russia.