"Ukrainian border guards note a permanent presence of armed groups in the border areas as well as a movement of military equipment and units of the Russian Army near the Ukrainian border. The Russian side is not fulfilling its responsibilities for the protection of the state border with Ukraine and helps terrorists to cross the border," he said.
According to Chepovyi, such actions take place at the border checkoint "Izvaryno." Ukrainian side is blocking such attempts by opening fire cover.
Chepovyi also said that today from 4 to 6 am there has been a fighting, and Ukrainian checkpoints and border control points were fired by the terrorists near Biriukove and Diakovo villages of the Luhansk region. The border guards were attacked by mortars and small arms. There are no losses on our side.
Also on June 24, near the city of Sverdlovsk in the Luhansk region, the terrorists attacked the stronghold of the Ukrainian forces. The attack was repelled, but there are losses among the Ukrainian military. Also on the terrorists' checkpoint near the Putilov bridge in Donetsk a car of a local resident was shot. He was driving towards the airport and did not stop at the request of the militants. The shooting killed 34-year-old woman who was a resident of Kramatorsk.