The border guards did not allow almost 700 citizens of Russia to enter Ukraine since the beginning of 2019, as Ukrainian News reported citing Head of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Petro Tsyhykal.
“Since the beginning of the year, 1,300 foreigners, including almost 700 citizens of Russia, were banned from entry to Ukraine,” he reported.
Tsyhykal noted that the border guards continue to check the citizens entering Ukraine in enhanced regime after the end of martial law.
Earlier we reported that over 800 Russian citizens failed to enter Ukraine after the martial law ended on December 26.
The border guards did not allow 1,650 citizens of Russia to enter Ukraine during the action of martial law in ten regions from November 26 till December 26.
Ukraine has banned the entry to its territory for the male citizens of Russia in the age from 16 up to 60. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko proposed to tighten the rules of the registration in Ukraine for the Russians.