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18 June 2020, 18:21

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LPR head changes regulations for entering Republic from Kiev-held territory

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LUGANSK, June 18 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic Head Leonid Pasechnik has amended the degree on entering the Republic through the Stanitsa Luganskaya crossing point from Kiev-held territory.

“Citizens domiciled in the LPR can enter the Republic on the strength of documents confirming this fact,” the updated version said.

Citizens not domiciled in the LPR can enter the Republic if listed by the permanent group for the following purpose of the visit:

relatives in the LPR

medical treatment in the LPR

studying at LPR education centres

taking care of a sick LPR resident

attending the funeral of a relative or close friend who resided in the LPR

The opening hours of the crossing point for two-way traffic: 7:00 - 19:00.

The lists of residents not domiciled in the LPR are drawn on the strength of documents and applications sent to info@mid-lnr.su” to confirm the reason for entering the Republic.

Earlier, the LPR representative to the Contact Group humanitarian subgroup Olga Kobtseva said that the Republic had let 300 people enter Ukraine last weekend through the Stanitsa Luganskaya crossing point closed because of the coronavirus infection.

The LPR repeatedly reopened the Stanitsa Luganskaya crossing point to those who urgently needed to enter Ukraine.

The persons who found themselves outside the Republic and cannot cross the borders of foreign states, can request the LPR Foreign Ministry’s assistance by calling +38(072)1923344, +38(072)1923355, +38(072)1923366, +38(072)1923377, +38(050)9435542 (Viber), or emailing to ministry@mid-lnr.su.

The World Health Organisation announced COVID-19 a pandemic caused by novel coronavirus. The first cases were reported in China in late 2019. As of now, the number of the infected across the world has exceeded eight million; more than 440,000 have died, according to WHO. The LPR confirmed 466 COVID-19 cases; 11 people have died.

The LPR went on high alert and implemented a number of COVID-19 lockdown measures but a majority of restrictions have been eased by now. 

The LPR Healthcare Ministry said that the coronavirus situation in the Republic had fully stabilised and was under government and medics’ control.

LuganskMediaCentre — 18 June — Lugansk