1 283 200 PEOPLE CROSSED THE CONTACT LINE IN THE EAST OF UKRAINE IN AUGUST
During August, 1 283 200 people crossed the contact line in the East of Ukraine in both directions. 964 000 out of them- through the EECP in Donetsk Oblast, 319 200 people- through the EECP “Stanytsia Luhanska”
Comparing with July, there was recorded a decrease in the number of crossings by civilians in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts in general by 0.59% and also by vehicles increased by 2,39%.
EECP “Stanytsia Luhanska” was crossed by 319 200 people and 0 vehicles;
EECP “Maiorske” was crossed by 306 500 people and 37 300 vehicles;
EECP “Marinka” was crossed by 276 300 people and 46 000 vehicles;
EECP “Novotroitske” was crossed by 248 400 people and 41 400 vehicles;
EECP “Hnutove” was crossed by 132 800 people and 29 400 vehicles;
Besides, humanitarian cargoes were delivered by international organizations through the EECP “Novotroitske” on temporarily occupied territory; 846 tons of food products, 611 tons of building materials, and 22 tons of medication and medical equipment.
The citizens of Ukraine, living in the temporarily occupied territories, travel to the controlled area to visit families and to purchase the necessary goods and to obtain services, etc.
The Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine is actively working on improving the convenience and speed of crossing of EECPs by citizens.