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Grillot, Suzette R. 2003 ‘Elements of the Ukrainian SALW Control System: Civilian possession.’ Small Arms Control in the Black Sea Region: A regional assessment of small arms control initiatives; Eurasia Series No. 2, p. 35. London: International Alert, Security and Peacebuilding Programme. 1 December

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Elements of the Ukrainian SALW Control System: Civilian possession

There is currently no legislation regarding the private ownership of weaponry, although a law regulating this issue is being debated in the Parliament.

Previous attempts to introduce gun-ownership legislation failed as no agreement was found over what kinds of weapons private citizens could legally possess and whether or not private ownership would increase crime or improve security.

Many officials simply object to the legal sale and possession of arms among the general population.

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