The speaker of the state border service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan said that in the night of 12 August, the Russian occupants blocked the pass opposite the checkpoint Kalanchak on adminpraise with the occupied Crimea. This is reported by Crimea.Realities.
“Checkpoints admingranitse in the Crimea work irregular. Yesterday was adjourned several times pass and the evening was most pause: the Russians stopped to let people on entering and leaving the occupied territory at a checkpoint Kalanchak. This pause lasted about a half hour. Then closer to midnight the pass was resumed,” he said.
Slobodyan said that the state border service of Ukraine recommends that citizens without a specific need not to go to the Crimea.
Eyewitnesses reported that people were forced to move to other checkpoints, in particular at the “Chaplynka” in Kherson region. “Now there’s a queue of more than 500 people. To cross admingranitsu from the Crimea, it takes five hours or more, on the Ukrainian side of the pass takes just over an hour. At the entrances to checkpoints Kalanchak and Chaplynka side of the Peninsula and the road blocked by Trucks, built a hallway from the machine gunners-snipers”, – stated in the message.
“The invaders are removed from the cars of young people, forced to remove clothes down to t-shirts and questioned. The interrogation lasted more than two hours”, – stated in the message.
Carefully inspect and the cars coming from the Peninsula.
Yesterday, the speaker of the state border service Oleg Slobodyan reported that on 7 August the guards on adminpraise observed spans 15 Mi-8 helicopters of the Russian Federation, in 12 cases, the invaders used for aerial reconnaissance UAV at least five cases, along admingranitsy on the sea, moving boats of various types.
“In all three crossing points of the occupied Peninsula of Perekop, Armyansk and Dzhankoy invaders carry out filtering of the men from 18 years of age who travel to the mainland of Ukraine, establish the purpose of the trip, contact numbers, address and other personal information,” – said Slobodyan.
11 August UN security Council unequivocally reaffirmed the position regarding the territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea.
On 10 August, the FSB and Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of preparing attacks in the Crimea. Ukraine has rejected the charges. According to the Ukrainian intelligence, in the Crimea there was a firefight between the FSB and the Russian military. This situation is the Russian government trying to pass off as sabotage of Ukraine. The EU and NATO said that Moscow failed to provide evidence against Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko recommended Putin to stop “dream” and begin to abide by international agreements.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions.