The situation on the border with Poland: strikers are rampaging and preparing to blockade two more checkpoints
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Published Feb 12, 2024
Polish farmers are causing potential disruptions to freight transport by blocking the Ustyluh-Zosin and Uhryniv-Dolhobyczów checkpoints on the border with Ukraine. This follows the blockage of the Yagodyn-Doroguzk and Rava-Ruska-Hrebenne checkpoints since February 9, leading to long queues of trucks. However, cars and buses are not affected. An incident where Ukrainian grain trucks were stopped and emptied by protesters near the border is being investigated by the police in the Polish city of Chełm.
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Polish farmers have announced that they will block the Ustyluh-Zosin and Uhryniv-Dolhobyczów checkpoints on the border with Ukraine starting today, February 12. This was reported on television by the spokesman for the State Border Guard Service, Andriy Demchenko. According to him, the movement of freight transport at these checkpoints may be suspended from approximately 10:00 a.m. According to Demchenko, the Yagodyn-Doroguzk checkpoint, where about 700 trucks are waiting in line to enter Ukraine, and the Rava-Ruska-Hrebenne checkpoint, with a queue of 400 vehicles, have been blocked since February 9. About 1,000 trucks have gathered at the Krakivets checkpoint, although this direction is not currently blocked. At the same time, the protesters do not restrict the passage of cars and buses crossing the border. The Shehyni-Medica checkpoint was unblocked on February 10. But Demchenko suggested that the blocking would be resumed. At the same time, the police of the Polish city of ...