Contents tagged with State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

  • After the introduction of martial law Ukraine banned entry to 900 Russians

    Since the introduction of martial law in Ukraine, 900 citizens of Russia were banned from visiting Ukraine, stated Andriy Demchenko, the head of the department of interaction with the media of the State Border Service, UNN reported.

    Russian border guards, in their turn, banned the entry of 250 Ukrainians, he said.

    UNN reports that since the introduction of martial law, more than 16 thousand Russians have been able to enter Ukraine. Most of them have humanitarian ties in the country. At the …

  • Ukrainian State Border Service: all ships are at sea and combat ready

    Chairman of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service Petro Tsyhykal stated on the television channel UATV,  that all ships and boats of the State Border Service of Ukraine are combat ready.

    “Virtually the entire crew is at sea today,” states the State Border Service website, quoting Tsyhykal.

    Tsyhykal noted that from December 1st, the border guards are part of the staff of the Maritime Security Administration. Also, he stated that a regional maritime office had been created.

    Starting …

  • Ukraine accuses Crimean Titan factory of air pollution

    On Monday, September 3, in the Kherson region, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) detected chemical substances in the air connected to emissions from the Titan factory, which is located in the city of Armyansk in northern Crimea, reported SBGS spokesperson Oleh Slobodyan.

    “The devices indicated an increased concentration of toxic industrial substances. We believe that these are emissions from the Titan-2 factory, which is located in occupied Armyansk,” Slobodyan said.

    According …

  • Ukraine accuses Russia of intentionally creating traffic jams at the entry point to Crimea

    A large traffic jam built up at Chonhar checkpoint on the administrative border with the Crimea on July 17, Krym Realii reported. Maksym Soroka, assistant head of the Azov-Black Sea Regional Department of Mass Media Cooperation with the State Border Service of Ukraine explained that Russian border guards delayed car inspections at the checkpoint, resulting in long queues. "They registered vehicles slowly and intentionally, though there were no objective reasons for this," he explained.  …

  • US company to supply Ukraine with integrated surveillance system

    The administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine and the American company Worldwide Aeros Corp signed an agreement that will see the delivery of integrated surveillance systems to Ukrainian border crossings. The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported that the first monitoring system is currently on its way.

    Kiev hopes to stop the flow of fighters and weapons entering the warzone in eastern Ukraine from Russia. The two countries share a 2,300 km (1,426 mile) border, …