Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCP). The overall cross-border traffic increased at both BCPs.
The OM is currently operating with 21 permanent international staff members (incl. the Chief Observer).
The mission is fulfilling its mandate without major difficulties.
OBSERVATIONS AT THE BORDER CROSSING POINTS
Persons crossing the border
The profile of the people crossing the border has not significantly changed and can be categorized as follows:
Adults with no luggage or empty cars
Families (including elderly people and children) or groups on foot or by car with a lot of luggage;
People wearing military-style clothing or …read more