Formally, the ban lifted, but the citizens of Russia will continue to vigorously test
The ban on entry to Ukraine for male citizens of Russia aged 16 to 60 years was removed after the completion of military emergency, however, the state border service will continue to check the Russians of the male gender in emergency mode. On Friday, December 28, reported the press Secretary of the Ukrainian frontier service Oleg Slobodyan.
“Martial law wasn’t renewed – so the threat of invasion of Russian troops decreased. However, the issue of security on the border is still relevant. We therefore continue to guard the border in the strengthened mode. Using the experience of martial law, exercised greater control over the entry of foreigners in Ukraine”, – he said.
Slobodyan said that special attention is paid to entering the country citizens of 70 countries from the list of migration risk. “Russia here in the first place. The ban on the entry of men from Russia is cleared. But the state border service continues to monitor the second line with all the citizens of Russia, specifying the purpose of their visit to Ukraine. After this, the decision about the appropriateness of their entry into our country”, – said the representative of state frontier service.
He noted that moving to Ukraine the Russians, in addition to the passport may require other documents confirming the purpose of visit to the country.
“For example, if a person travels to Ukraine to participate in any cultural or sporting events, and never broke Ukrainian law at the entrance to the occupied Crimea, then we take a positive decision. The law has not changed to a state of war, nor after it. Grounds for entry into Ukraine for the Russians is the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation. But given the threats emanating from Russia, our guards can carry out the control of the second line to find out all the details and circumstances,” explained said.
As you know, during the martial law in Ukraine is not allowed 1616 Russian citizens.
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