Russian border guards close Armyansk checkpoint in Crimea as Ukraine closed Kalanchank checkpoint

During past 24 hours, 2.400 citizens crossed the border at Armyansk checkpoint
19:08, 7 November 2019


Russian border guards in annexed Crimea closed checkpoint Armyansk at the administrative border with Kherson region as Radio Liberty reported citing Russia’s FSB.

According to the local mass media, the closing of the checkpoint is tied with “restrictions” of Ukrainian border guards at the administrative border. Other vehicle checkpoints work in standard mode.

It is noted that during the past 24 hours 2.400 citizens crossed the border at Armyansk checkpoint.

Related: Checkpoint Kalanchak between mainland Ukraine and Crimea almost ready

As we reported Ukraine's State Border Guard warned the citizens that Kalanchak checkpoint would be closed for repair works from November 7 till November 15.

The citizens would not be able to cross Kalanchak checkpoint on November 7-15; the State Border Guard recommended to use Chaplynka and Chongar, the other checkpoints on the administrative border with the illegally annexed Crimea.

Earlier Russian security service FSB stated about the detention of two Ukrainians at the administrative border of Crimea and Kherson region.

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