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Ukraine to close border checkpoints under threat of takeover

Transport and people could be barred from passing through these checkpoints and that would lead to certain inconveniences, primarily for residents of the border areas

KIEV, May 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s State Border Service is set to close border-crossing checkpoints at the border with Russia if attempts to seize or block them are undertaken, spokesperson for the border agency Sergei Astakhov told a briefing on Friday.