Border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea appealed to the Ukrainian border checkpoint "Chongar" a petition to clear the bridges on the Russian-Ukrainian border.
"The guide edge of the control sent to the neighboring Ukrainian border authorities about the need to have an impact on the clearance of the bridge," said the press service of the border guard Department, RIA " Novosti ". According to her, the main flow of people crossing the border at the checkpoint "Chongar" are citizens of Ukraine. Crimean border guards said that their appeal was ignored by the Ukrainian side, and the Danger of detonation of ammunition is stored. The press service also said that very close to this bridge mined another bridge. These bridges, zaminirovanii which was documented by Russian border guards, both within Ukraine. Before it was declared that the Ukrainian side on February 17, mined the existing bridge on the road between the border passes Dzhankoy (Russia) and "Chongar" (Ukraine), as well as unused old bridge in the Crimea. In addition, Ukraine digs at the administrative boundary line with the Crimea antitank ditch. In the Crimea, 16 March 2014 a referendum was held on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants were in favour of joining region in Russia. 21 March, the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia and signed a decree on the formation of the Crimean Federal district.