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Ukrainian Deputy Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons George Tuka has said the SBU Security Service of Ukraine banned Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko from crossing the contact line in Donbas for election campaigning.

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"As expected by common sense, the Security Service of Ukraine did not give permission to cross the contact line to the admirer of surrealism and terrorists – Nadiia Savchenko," Tuka wrote on Facebook.

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Earlier, Savchenko, who is running for the Verkhovna Rada in single-mandate district No. 51 in Donetsk region, announced she was going to visit the occupied part of Donbas for election campaigning.