Since February 24, the State Border Service has detained over 3.5 thousand border violators

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale aggression, border guards have detained over 3,500 violators who wanted to go abroad outside the checkpoints, in addition, over a thousand more men tried to cross the border with fake documents.

This was announced by the official representative of the State Border Service of Ukraine Andriy Demchenko during a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform.

“Every day violators of the state border who are trying to illegally cross the state border are detained, only in the past day there were more than 30 such violators. As for the statistics of this category of violators, in total, since February 24, on the green section of the border outside the checkpoints, we have already detained more than 3 5 thousand such persons,” Demchenko said.

According to him, about 1,050 more violators were stopped at checkpoints while trying to cross the border illegally, using forged documents or in other illegal ways.

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Demchenko stressed that the border guards let men through only in accordance with the norms of the current legislation. Among the exceptions are truck drivers, persons who transport humanitarian aid and cargo, men declared unfit for military service for health reasons, as well as those who permanently reside abroad, educated abroad, athletes, fathers of large families, single fathers, persons with disabilities and persons accompanying them.

“Every day, the border guards refuse to cross the border to leave about (and sometimes more than) 100 people. The vast majority of them are men who are subject to restrictions on the prohibition of leaving for the period of martial law,” the representative of the State Border Service noted.

As Ukrinform reported, since February 24, since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale aggression, 3.4 million citizens have returned to Ukraine from abroad.

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