The State Border Service of Ukraine explained how many trips to the EU countries Ukrainians made in 5 months
From March 2020 to May 2021, during the period of COVID-19 quarantine, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine recorded 6,960,000 times Ukrainian citizens crossed the border with the countries of the European Union.
Radio Liberty informs this with reference to the response to the request.
In January-May of 2021 – only 2.68 million people crossed the EU border.
As noted, the COVID-19 quarantine has significantly reduced the number of trips: over the same period in 2019, there were 7.13 million border crossings with EU countries.
From March 2018 to May 2019, 22,820 border crossings with EU countries were recorded. This is more than three times than during the quarantine period.
Earlier, Dmytro Kuleba asked the Italian government to open the border for Ukrainian tourists.