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Ukraine. 2016 ‘Authority.’ National Report of Ukraine on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 8. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations. 1 April

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[T]he production, marking, possession and destruction of this category of weapons is licensed and supervised in accordance with a number of regulations issued by the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Industry Policy and Ministry of Interior…

Measures for the destruction of surplus small arms and light weapons, as well as of those which are unserviceable or have been seized in connection with illicit traffic, are carried out on a planned and regular basis. The main method used for the destruction of weapons is to turn them into scrap metal, which is a reliable means of ensuring that they will not be used. Information concerning the quantity of small arms and light weapons destroyed is transmitted to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on a regular basis…

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