Border guards of the Russian Federation tied in two days 160 Residents of Ukraine, who crossed the Belarusian-Russian border on motor vehicles, " for violation of the Russian law ", said the first day of the week the Deputy Director of Department of policy and communications Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena Vashchenko.
"Twelfth of July 2015 at the Consulate General of Ukraine in St. Petersburg over the phone received information in respect of Residents of Ukraine, which after the vehicles crossing the Belarusian-Russian border July eleven were caught by the border service of FSB of the Russian Federation and are in Nevel, Pskov region ", - quotes Agency the message Vashchenko.
According to the Agency, according to the information available to it, all Inhabitants of Ukraine were selected passports and without explanation all were prohibited from further movement. For clarification of all circumstances and the adoption of the necessary measures to Nevel was urgently sent the Consul of Ukraine in St. Petersburg.
"head of Department of a border service of FSB of the Russian Federation explained such actions of the Russian side the fact that third country Nationals have no right to cross the state border of the Russian Federation with the Republic of Belarus. Citizens of Ukraine have the opportunity to cross the border at international border crossings. As for the Russian-Belarusian border international border crossing points not, the Citizens of Ukraine are violating the law of the Russian Federation ", - said Vashchenko.
The Ukrainian border service said recently that the first half missed to Ukraine more than 25 thousand people, of which 6 thousand citizens of the Russian Federation.
Kiev March imposed a ban on the entry of Russian citizens in the area of Ukraine for the Russian passports and birth certificates (For children up to 14 years). Now Citizens of Russia will be able to get there just because of the passport, diplomatic passport, service passport, seaman's books.
Ukrainians still have the opportunity to enter the Playground of the Russian Federation on internal passports.
in addition, the Ukrainian authorities have terminated the agreement on local border movement with the Russian Federation. It is assumed the facilitated procedure of crossing the Russian-Ukrainian border For citizens of the border 50-mile radius.