The Luhansk Border: A New Crisis Point

The Luhansk Border: A New Crisis Point


According to a 2012 study from Volodymyr Dahl University in the city of Luhansk, the main focal area for Ukraine/Russia land transport has been Luhansk province. This region has the longest border of any of Ukraine’s provinces with Russia, some 800 km. One of its main border check points was at Chervonopartizansk, one of 14 check points on the provincial border with Russia. According to the New York Times on 4 June, the government of Ukraine lost control of that border crossing because its per...


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