Traffic and passenger flow at the separation line in the area of confrontation in the Donbas has increased in 3-4 times, informs the press service of the State border service of Ukraine in the first day of the weekend.
"The increase in both passenger and traffic flow is observed in 3-4 times. This is the 1st turn is connected With the cessation of hostilities in this region, the onset of the weekend and school holidays. Citizens also cross the line of demarcation to purchase items and necessary things ", - reported in the report.
in the state border service stressed that due to increasing traffic and passenger flow at checkpoints increased the number of personnel of the border guards. In addition, in the border Ministry noted that data on the closure of the checkpoints on the demarcation line does not correspond to reality.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline.