The Russian Federation temporarily suspended the crossing of citizens and vehicles at the checkpoint "New Yurkovichi" (Russia) on the border with Ukraine, according to the speaker of the State Border Service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan.

“Russia has officially notified the leadership of the Chernigov border detachment about the temporary suspension of crossing for persons and vehicles at the "Novye Yurkovichi" border checkpoint (RF), which is located opposite the "Senkovka" Ukrainian checkpoint.”

He reported that Russia has not provided explanation for this decision yet.

Earlier QHA reported that due to the fire that arose on the night of March 23 at separate sites of the armament base located in the city of Balakliia, Kharkiv region, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine strengthened the defense of the Eastern section of the border.

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