About 2,000 Russians pass biometric control during first day of its work

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to State Border Guard Service, biometric control system work without failure, no provocations fixed at the checkpoints
15:07, 2 January 2018

112 Agency

3,300 foreigners crossed the border of Ukraine during the first day of the work of the biometric control, including 1,900 citizens of Russia. Oleh Slobodyan, the affiliate of the Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine claimed this as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.

'More than 3,300 foreigners that fall under the category of the biometric control crossed the border of Ukraine during the first day of the work of this system and 1,900 of them are Russians. The system worked without failure and there were no provocations or conflicts vat the checkpoints. The citizens react calmly', he said.

Related: Over 2,000 foreigners already went through biometric control on border

It’s also noted that the checkpoints bordering with Donbas conflict zone would not have the biometric control systems, our citizens from Russia won’t be able to cross the border if they’re coming from the occupied territory.

The State Border Guard Service also noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the occupied by Russia Crimea would not need to go through the biometric control. 

Related: Ukrainian Border Guard Service shows procedure of biometric control

The system of the recording of the biometric data for the citizens of 71 countries began to work on January 1, 2018. As we reported earlier the biometric control on Ukraine-Russia state border started working on December 27.

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