Vladimir Sandutsa. Skip mode on the border of Transnistria with Ukraine as long as it remains as it is said on Thursday the state customs Committee (SCC) of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic (PMR).
on Wednesday, 17 June, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the decree about closing the border with Russia, which also envisages the closure of the border of Ukraine with Moldova on the Transnistrian segment.
" in relation to the current hype surrounding the topic, the customs bodies of TMR consider it necessary to explain that the situation in the Transdniestrian-Ukrainian border is under special control of the leadership of the Republic and the state customs Committee. On June 19, commodity and passenger flow through the customs border crossing points in the first legacy mode ", - is informed in the report of the state customs Committee of Transnistria.
at the same time from witnesses receive messages about serious " filtering " Ukrainian border guards of passenger traffic from Transnistria. For example, men aged from 18 to 60 years with passports of Citizens of the Russian Federation on the fact it is impossible to go without solid grounds for this. Again, males having citizenship of other countries, but living in Transnistria, as well subjected to intensive control and inspection, but access to them is usually free.
About 180 thousand of Transnistrians (almost thirty percent of the residents of Transnistria) have Russian passports. Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin had previously said Moscow will seek the removal of limitations for the Transnistrians to cross the border with Ukraine.
Transnistria, 60% of whom are Russians and Ukrainians, sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR, fearing that Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt by the Moldovan authorities the power to solve the problem and armed conflict Kishinev lost oversight of the left-Bank districts, and Transnistria has become, in fact beyond the control of Chisinau. The world in the field of support of peacekeeping forces. Tiraspol seeks international recognition, Moldova invites the Transnistrians autonomy of a single country.
The Council of national security and defence of Ukraine of June 16, decided unilaterally to carry out the demarcation of the entire border with Russia. As the NSDC Secretary said Andrei Parubiy, the story is about the construction of the necessary facilities and unilateral demarcation not only in areas where fighting is going on, and the whole length of the border.
in addition, the State border service of Ukraine creates in his own part of the sniper unit in the protection of state borders, said Parubiy.
on June 13, the Ukrainian media said that the billionaire, the head of Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration Ihor Kolomoisky has made the initiative to the President of Ukraine to build a protective fence on the border of Ukraine and Russia. The project fastening boom involves the installation of a solid metal fence made of high-strength steel with barbed wire. Approaches to the fence must programatica trenches and barbed wire with Both Russian and Ukrainian side to exclude the access of the civilian population. Learn more in