In the border areas of the Kyiv, Zhytomyr and Rivne regions, restrictions have been strengthened

Additional temporary regime restrictions have been established in the regions of Kyiv, Zhytomyr and Rivne regions bordering Belarus

Literally: “We inform you that by order of the head of the 9th border detachment named after the Sichovykh Riflemen, additional temporary regime restrictions have been introduced within the controlled border areas of the Kyiv, Zhytomyr and Rivne regions.”

Details: Restrictions will be in effect from May 23 until the end of martial law.

Thus, any movement of civilians is prohibited in the area immediately adjacent to the state border, 1000 meters wide, except for the territory of settlements directly adjacent to the state border.

Within the rest of the territory of controlled border regions, namely, within 20 km from the state border of the Korostensky district of the Zhytomyr region, Sarnensky and Varakhsky districts of the Rivne region and within 5 km from the state border of the Vyshgorodsky district of the Kyiv region, it is prohibited:

  • movement of persons and vehicles, carrying out all types of work outside settlements from 22.00 pm to 05.00 am (or during curfew);
    movement and stay of persons in forest areas and forest belts (with the exception of employees of relevant institutions and organizations that are entrusted with the responsibility of monitoring the safety of natural resources. The movement and stay of these persons in forest areas and forest belts should be carried out after informing the heads of state border guard units no later than than 2 hours before the start of work and immediately informing upon completion);
  • implementation of all types of work, with the exception of: construction work performed in accordance with international agreements, work related to the elimination of the consequences of a natural disaster and hotbeds of especially dangerous infectious diseases. Agricultural work is allowed to be carried out on the condition that the state border guard subdivision is informed in advance about their implementation and subject to the availability of supporting documents;
  • transportation in vehicles of weapons and any means of active defense without appropriate permits;
    the use of video recorders, the implementation of photo and video filming of general roads, general purpose facilities, infrastructure facilities, checkpoints and fortifications, the location, concentration or movement of military units (subdivisions) of the defense forces;
    the use of aircraft, any light-engine aircraft, quadrocopters and other unmanned aerial vehicles, air non-motorized vehicles (gliders, hang-gliders, balloons, airships);
  • the wearing of military uniforms (any elements of military uniforms) by the civilian population, except for members of the security and defense forces;

organize and carry out hunting;
fishing, conducting various types of recreation, sailing all types of watercraft on rivers, lakes, and other water bodies located within the border strip. The release of small-sized watercraft on rivers, lakes, and other water bodies that are within the border strip should be carried out only with the permission of the head of the state border protection unit.

The restrictions do not apply to representatives of military formations formed in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, law enforcement agencies (divisions), civil protection authorities (divisions), public utilities, emergency medical care, other state and communal property entities that ensure the maintenance of infrastructure and provide the population with services of a humanitarian, social nature (in the performance of their official duties).

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