Residents of areas of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic, the line of contact with Ukraine-controlled territory along the river the Seversky Donets, had the opportunity to cross a dividing line beyond the border checkpoints, said the correspondent the chief of Department on maintenance of activity of a number of villages on the line of contact in the LPR Maria Romanova.
Between the territory LNR and Ukraine officially works only one checkpoint near the Village of Lugansk, other settlements officially to cross the line of demarcation is impossible.
"We do not perceive that boundary. Settlements in Yellow, Sabovka, Novoselovka, Steep mountain (controlled LNR) and Lobacheva (the Yellow part of the village, controlled by Ukrainian forces) - this is our community. We, as Residents of these villages, we understand that there is no border Between Lobacheva and Yellow can not be ", - said Romanov.
in her expressions, after selecting the line of delimitation of the parties to the confrontation in the Donbass certain villages were not completely within, controlled by Ukrainian security forces, not fully - militias.
"It turns out that the house is within LNR and land - Donets (river Seversky Donets). Parents in Yellow - the children in Lobacheve. Several children from Lobacheva specifically in Yellow go to school, " said Romanov.
She said that Commissioners and people's militia LNR, and military power of Ukraine went to meet the locals and allow them upon presentation of documents confirming registration, to cross by boat over the Seversky Donets river there and back.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began. 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 in the process, which from September last year already took 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.