Spot Report by OSCE Observer Mission: Convoy of 27 vehicles crossed into Ukraine from the Russian Federation

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On 25 October at 10:45 (Moscow time), a convoy of 27 vehicles arrived at the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (BCP). All 27 vehicles were checked by Russian Federation border guards and customs officers prior to their crossing into Ukraine.


Leaving the Russian Federation

On 25 October at 10:45, the Observer Mission observed the arrival of a convoy of vehicles from the Russian Federation at the gate of the Donetsk BCP. The group consisted of 27 vehicles: one escort minibus and 26 new vehicles of different types without licence plates.

Details of the vehicles are as follows: one escort minibus, type “Mercedes Sprinter” with “LPR” plates; six ambulances, type “Gazel Next”, with a sign "Reanimation" in front and "Urgent medical help" on the sides, in Russian language; five ambulances type “Gazel”, with signs "Urgent Medical help" on the sides in Russian language; six tractors with excavators fixed, type “Belarus 821”; three graders, type "Orel"; two trucks type “Kamaz Frigo”; three dump trucks type “ Kamaz”; and one small excavator for road works, loaded in one of the “Kamaz” dump trucks. No passengers were observed in the escorting minibus.

All vehicles, except for the escort minibus, were new, and without licence plates. The vehicles queued in the customs area and underwent border control procedures.

By 12:12, all vehicles had left the BCP towards Ukraine.

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