According to the Estonian police, Russia has deliberately directed the Estonian border groups of foreigners lacking the legal right to enter the European Union at the end of 2023.
At the Dorohusk border crossing with Ukraine, Polish protesters damaged three Ukrainian trucks.
Romanian farmers lifted their several-hour blockade of the key border crossing "Porubne-Siret" with Ukraine late Saturday, 13 January.
The Polish protesters announced on 24 December, 2023 that they would halt the border blockade at the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint for the holidays and resume it on 2-3 January 2024 if they did not "receive a written statement from the Prime Minister that their demands would be met."
As of the morning of 17 December 2023, three checkpoints on the border with Poland remain blocked by Polish protesters, where more than two thousand trucks are waiting in line.
Asserting a readiness to swiftly amend legislation, Orpo characterized Russia's actions as an unmistakable assault on Finland and the European Union's sovereignty.
Ukraine’s board guard said that the movement of trucks at the border with Slovakia is “gradually resuming for an indefinite period.”
Two checkpoints are to be opened for a month. However, if there is an influx of Russian, Middle Eastern, African and other migrants to the Finnish border, the Finnish government is ready to close the checkpoints again, YLE reports.
Over 1200 trucks are in the queue as Slovakian carriers resumed blocking the key Vyšné Nemecké border crossing to Ukrainian freight traffic for the third time over the several weeks.
All checkpoints on the Finnish-Russian border will be closed for at least two weeks due to the influx of illegal migrants from Russia.