Polish border blockade
Kyiv reports the largest sabotage attack hampering Ukraine's agricultural exports in Poland since Russia's 2022 invasion.
Poland's top consular official in western Ukraine expressed regret over actions by her fellow citizens who escalated their blockade of the Ukrainian border and spilled Ukrainian grain from a freight on the tracks.
A Polish farmer showcased a banner reading "Putin, bring order to Ukraine, Brussels, and our rulers" during farmers' protests against Ukrainian exports to Poland, facing charges of promoting totalitarianism and inciting hatred.
Polish farmers escalated border protests over Ukrainian imports, completely blocking trucks at one checkpoint and spilling grain, while Ukrainian truckers initiated counter-blockades against Polish trucks.
Polish farmers expand protests primarily focusing on blockading the Ukrainian border, targeting 100 locations across Poland including borders, ports and rail to restrict Ukrainian agricultural imports they say undercut domestic producers.
Protesters from four more EU countries to join Polish farmers in blocking Ukraine border entry checkpoint
German, Belgian, Dutch, and French farmers to join Polish border blockade of the Dorohusk-Yahodyn entry point to Ukraine.
The blockade will not be limited to border crossings but will also include communication hubs and access roads to rail transfer stations and seaports, RFM FM reported.
An investigation is underway after Polish farmers spilled some three tons of Ukrainian grain to protest imports, drawing condemnation and a call for accountability from Kyiv.
Polish farmers initiated protests at two additional border crossings with Ukraine, the Zosin-Ustyluh and Dolhobychuv-Uhryniv, intending to allow two to three cars per hour to pass in both directions.
The Polish protesters, including truck drivers and farmers, have been on-and-off blocking the border crossing points with Ukraine since November 2023.
On 9 February, Polish farmers staged blockades at the Ukraine border checkpoint Dorohusk-Yahodyn, protesting competition, planning to extend their blockade to another checkpoint on 12 February.
Ukraine-Poland border traffic picking up pace with about 5,000 trucks having crossed over since Polish truckers suspended the blockade of border checkpoints last week, says Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Kubrakov.
Polish truck drivers agreed to suspend their protest at the Polish-Ukrainian border until 1 March 2024, after blocking the passage of goods for months over fears of losing their market share to Ukrainian competitors.
Over 3,700 trucks stranded at Ukraine-Poland border as Polish truckers continue their blockade of key checkpoints, Ukraine's Border Guard Service reports.
The Polish blockade at one of the four blocked border crossings stopped on 24 Dec at 8 am, Poland's Ministry of Agriculture said. The blockade may resume on 2-3 January 2024.
After a days-long pause, Polish truckers have again blocked freight traffic on the road to the Yahodyn-Dorohusk border crossing into Ukraine, hampering the passage of military assistance.
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.
The third Ukrainian truck driver has died while stuck in winter conditions amid Polish truckers' blockade of key border crossings with Ukraine.
Dorohusk-Yahodyn crossing on the Polish-Ukrainian border, one of the four checkpoints blocked by Polish truckers, resumes operations, as reported by Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister.
A border blockade led by Polish truckers causes extensive delays in the delivery of vital military supplies, including drone components and pickup trucks, to Ukraine, suppliers say.