Radical nationalists began to catch Russian trucks on Ukrainian territory, going to Europe, and to expand back. The Ukrainian route was not popular among Russian carriers, has not closed Polish direction. Thus, Ukrainian radicals are trying to help Warsaw in its transit blackmail Russia.
Yesterday in the Transcarpathian region of the Ukrainian nationalists announced an indefinite blockade of the Russian trucks. They began to stop trucks with Russian numbers, and to deploy the cars on the highway Kyiv – Chop to Nyzhni Vorota village of Volovets district, Transcarpathian region, which borders with Lviv oblast, according to Mukachevo.net.
“This is outright banditry. Call current Ukrainian government urgently to take measures and at last to radicals”
The initiators of the action were made by local nationalist organizations banned in Russia “Right sector*” and “Cities of Ukraine”, “Carpathian Sich”, “Aidar”, the Uzhhorod Union of combatants.
It is reported that the blocking established two checkpoints in the village of Lower Gate 100 kilometers from Uzhgorod. In one of the posts is 15 people, the other 10, Agency reports UNN. The relationship between a they hold on the radio.
According to them, law enforcement officers who are serving around, obstacles the protests do not. Then it became known that by the action of nationalists in Transcarpathia was joined Volyn region, as well as members of the nationalist party “Svoboda” in the Lviv region. At the entrance to stry 30 activists stop truck with Russian numbers. “On the radio the activist transmitted to us by the approach of the truck from the Russian Federation, we come to the crosswalk and block traffic” – passes “Interfax” words of the local MP Mariana Berestechko.
During the night had been deployed about 10 of Russian trucks on Friday morning – two trucks, said the Chairman of the “Carpathian Sich” Taras Deyak. According to the Agency UNN, since the beginning of the blockade, the activists launched more than 30 Russian trucks. As UNIAN news Agency with reference to the participant of the blockade announced the freezing of about 50 trucks with Russian numbers to 11 a.m. Friday in the Lower Gates. Trucks with Belarusian, Latvian and other rooms have not been touched. Also the nationalists let in the Russian trucks, which arrive to Ukraine from Europe.
Problems arose at the Ukrainian-Belarusian border. Radical organization “Ukrainian Automaidan” in Facebook announced the block from February 12, the movement of vehicles with Russian registration plates near the village of Hirnyky on the road the village of Domanovo – Kovel – Chernivtsi – Terebleche near the checkpoint “the village of Domanovo – Mokrany” on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border.
Belarus, however, assures us that at the checkpoint, “the village of Domanovo – Mokrany” the situation is stable. “Tension on the border there, we control the situation,” said a spokesman of the state border Committee of Belarus Alexander Tishchenko, reports TASS. According to the CPC of Belarus, on Friday morning at the checkpoint “Mokrany” (Brest oblast) is located about 10 heavy vehicles following to the territory of Ukraine.
With just a few days ago at this point, there was an increase in the number of trucks. “When the bandwidth of the checkpoint on entry to Ukraine 75 trucks per day control service for the last day issued 125 commercial vehicles” in the state border Committee of Ukraine summed up the situation as of 9 February. What now is several times smaller trucks from Russia, the state border Committee of Belarus explained that, “perhaps the driver knew of the impending action and did not go to this checkpoint”.
The situation at the entrance to Zakarpattia and Volyn region, apparently, more complicated. The border guard service of Ukraine registers there is an accumulation of Russian trucks from-for actions of nationalists. Although the police Department in the Transcarpathian region claim that the queues at border crossings in the area because of the action of blocking Russian trucks no.
Nationalists have warned that they intend to disseminate the action on all the Western border region. About this on his page in Facebook said the Chairman of the party “Freedom” Oleg Tyagnibok, confirming the participation of his organization in protest.