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The Ukrainian delegation to Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) has announced six entry and exit checkpoints were opened in Donbas on November 10, however the Russian side does not allow citizens to cross the contact line.

"Today at 08:00 Kyiv time, the Ukrainian side opened the Hnutove, Maryinka, Mayorske (Donetsk region), Stanytsia Luhanska, Schastia, and Zolote checkpoints for operation. The Russian side is blocking work and returning citizens to the Ukrainian-controlled territory of the contact line," the Ukrainian delegation wrote on Facebook.

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In addition, a meeting of the TCG's economic and the security subgroups will begin at 14:00 on November 10.

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On November 9, Head of the Ukrainian delegation to the TCG on Donbas settlement Leonid Kravchuk assured the Ukrainian side would restore civilian crossing across the contact line on November 10 from 08:00 to 18:00 in compliance with anti-epidemiological measures.

In turn, the Russian side claimed they were not going to resume operation of the Schastia and Zolote checkpoints.