The decision on admission to the Belarus people “documents” the Kremlin-controlled terrorist organizations DNR and LNR with Ukrainian East will be taken “individually, depending on situations”. This was in response to the service request of Bi-bi-si stated in the interior Ministry.
According to law enforcement agencies of Belarus, the DNI and LC are “unrecognized territorial entities”. In this regard, their “documents” are invalid on the territory of Belarus, said the interior Ministry of the country.
At the same time, said the head of the interior Ministry of Belarus Konstantin Shalkevich, the majority of visitors coming to the country on such “documents” subject to the presidential decree of Alyaksandr Lukashenka of August 2014 on the stay of Ukrainians in the Republic of Belarus.
The decree was adopted in connection with “a steady tendency of increase of Ukrainian citizens arriving to the Republic of Belarus from Donetsk and Lugansk regions” and exempt displaced persons from providing certain documents necessary for the device to school children and receive benefits, if these documents “cannot be provided for objective reasons.”
According to Shalkevich for entry to Belarus from the territory of the Russian Federation of people with “documents DNR/LNR” first comes identity, then, “individually, depending on situations”, decision on the admission.
In the beginning of the week, the state border Committee of Belarus stated that the rules of entry for people with “documents” LNR/DNR will not change after the official recognition by Russia. “If we will meet on the border, the people across the border will not be missed, if he will not have documents entitling to cross the state border of the Republic of Belarus”, – said the Belarusian border guards.
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18 February 2017, the press service of the Kremlin published the decree signed by Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the recognition on the territory of the Russian Federation “documents,” which “issued” the Ukrainians and stateless persons “authorities” puppets of Moscow on the temporarily occupied part of the Donbass.
Putin’s decision strongly condemned the governments of Western countries. President Petro Poroshenko said that such actions of the Kremlin a pretext to strengthen sanctions against the aggressor state of Russia.