Belarus beefing up security on border with Ukraine, closes borders with Lithuania, Poland The Belarusian leader says that this is a "forced" measure.
20:50, 17 September 2020
COVID-19 lockdown: Hundreds of Hasidim pilgrims amass at Belarus-Ukraine border (Video) Hasidim from different countries do not give up attempts to get to Ukraine for Rosh-Hashanah.
16:10, 15 September 2020
Ukraine steps up border security pending Belarus-Russia military drills (Video) The exercises are scheduled to start on Monday, September 14.
17:30, 13 September 2020
Kuleba: Belarusians may cross in, but Ukraine not to allow Belarus, Russia intelligence provocations At difficult times, the Ukrainian people support, and will support the people of Belarus, Kuleba added.
21:00, 10 September 2020
Cabinet amends categories of foreigners exempt from COVID-19-related entry ban Foreign nationals who intend to cross Ukraine in transit shall be prohibited entry.
23:55, 09 September 2020
Belarus opposition's Kolesnikova reportedly tears passport at border to prevent deportation Her fellow opposition members Rodnenkov and Kravtsov claim the Belarusian KGB made them leave country, while Kolesnikova went for a daredevil move right at the border checkpoint, which made her crossing into Ukraine impossible.
21:35, 08 September 2020
Illegal migration ring busted in Ukraine Perpetrators had been forging passports of EU member states.
09:50, 02 September 2020
Ukraine introducing new rules of travel to Belarus The move has long been scheduled and is unrelated to the ongoing unrest in the neighboring country.
12:45, 01 September 2020
Ukraine shuts borders for foreigners: exceptions, explained The move comes one day earlier than initially announced.
00:00, 28 August 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet changes terms for crossing border with occupied Crimea, Donbas Foreigners and stateless persons must have an insurance policy to cover possible COVID-19 treatment.
16:25, 27 August 2020
Ukraine shutting borders: Minister comments on exception for Belarusians Earlier, Zelensky asked the government to allow Belarusians willing to stay in Ukraine to cross in.
20:50, 26 August 2020
Ukraine mulls entry ban for citizens of "red zone" countries, but with some exemptions Officials agreed that the entry rules for Belarusians would not be toughened due to the ongoing tensions in the neighboring country.
17:50, 25 August 2020
Russia's stronger positions in Belarus not in Ukraine's national interests – MFA Ukraine must remain sure that the border with Belarus is safe.
20:00, 24 August 2020
Ukraine strengthens control on Belarus border The move comes amid recent allegations by Alexander Lukashenko of foreign meddling in Belarus' affairs, including on the part of Ukraine.
11:55, 21 August 2020
Belarus steps up control on border with Russia, Ukraine, Poland Some 170 people have recently been refused entry into that country.
19:13, 09 August 2020
Reuters: Belarus, Ukraine beef up border controls after detention of alleged Russian mercenaries The move aims to prevent any attempts to destabilise the two countries
13:30, 30 July 2020
Russia constructing warships in occupied Crimea violation of int'l law, EU says Another concern voiced by the EU is "the latest restrictions of the freedom of movement for Ukrainian citizens to and from the Crimean peninsula".
23:30, 28 July 2020
Sweden extends temporary entry ban for foreigners until Aug 31 The temporary ban to enter Sweden for citizens of countries outside of the EU, EES [Entry/Exit System] and Schengen has been prolonged, with some easing in the restrictions.
21:45, 03 July 2020
Five countries re-open borders for Ukrainians from July 1 – Infrastructure minister The EU will review its "safe" countries list every two weeks.
12:55, 01 July 2020