29 November 2018, 15:03

Martial law in Ukraine: Changes at the administrative border with the occupied Crimea


The units of the State Border Service of Ukraine on the administrative border with the occupied Crimea have been alerted.

The corresponding statement was made by the Assistant to the Head of theAzov-Black Sea Regional Directorate for Media Relations of the State BorderService, Maksim Soroka, Krym.Realii reported.

According to him, in addition to the regional administration, this applies to the Kherson and Berdyansk border detachments.

“Special attention is focused on the regime in the places of the units’ permanent deployment, check-points of entry and exit, and organization of security for citizens crossing the administrative border, as well as for all staff.”

The Head of the Kherson Regional State Administration, Andriy Hordeyev, said that the military situation provides for a special order of entry and exit on the administrative border with the Crimea, as well as restriction of movement of foreigners and stateless persons.

The number of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will increase on the territory of the region. The governor urged local authorities to facilitate the deployment of the military.

Брифінг щодо результатів засідання Ради оборони Херсонської області.

Опубліковано Андрієм Гордєєвим Четвер, 29 листопад 2018 р.

He also noted that ports and airports will operate in enhanced security mode.

On November 26, the Verkhovna Rada approved a presidential decree on the imposition of martial law in 10 regions of the country: Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Zapirozhia, Luhansk, Donetsk, Sumy, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Vinnytsia regions.

This decision was supported by 276 MPs.

Martial law came into effect at 9:00 on November 28. It will last until December 27th.