If necessary, it is better to use air transport.
Embassy of Ukraine in Belarus encouraged the Ukrainians to cross the Belarusian-Russian border only by air transport.
This was reported on the website of the diplomatic mission.
“Russia, citing the lack of checkpoints through the Russian-Belarusian border, has banned its crossing of third country nationals, except for citizens of Russia and Belarus, including the member of diplomatic and administrative-technical personnel of diplomatic missions, consular posts and representative offices of international organizations”, – said the diplomat.
However, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia announced that from may 15, 2017, the Russian side carries out border control of aircraft arriving in Russia from the territory of Belarus, as well as returning in the opposite direction.
“In this regard, all citizens of third countries, including members of diplomatic and administrative-technical personnel of diplomatic missions, consular posts and representative offices of international organizations are recommended for travel on the specified route to use air transport,” – said in the message.
According to the foreign Ministry of Belarus, given the fact that between Minsk and Moscow is no existing agreement on border crossings, the decision on the establishment of checkpoints on the Belarusian-Russian section of the state boundary were not accepted, the control on this border the Belarusian border service is not carried out.
“In this regard, the Embassy of Ukraine in Belarus recommends Ukrainian citizens to refrain from trips crossing the Belarusian-Russian state border, except for the intersection of air transport. Again we pay attention of citizens to the existing danger when planning trips to the Russian Federation aggression against Ukraine, which continues in 2014” – summed up in the Embassy.
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