Red, yellow and green access zones have been introduced for media representatives.
In accordance with the requirement of the order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine dated 03.03.2022, the conditions for the admission of media representatives to the territory of seaports and front-line southern regions have been updated.
According to the Pivden Operational Command, red, yellow and green access zones have been introduced for media representatives.
Red zone – the work of media representatives is prohibited
Odessa region – about. Serpentine, border area in the Transnistrian direction;
Vinnytsia region is a border area;
in the de-occupied territories;
Mykolaiv region (Luparevo, Limany, Pribuzhskoye, Lyubomirovka, Kiselevka, Novopetrovka, Snegirevka);
Kherson region – a strip of coastal territorial communities and separate zones within the territorial communities of the settlements of Posad-Pokrovskoye, Pravdino, Davydov Brid, Malaya Aleksandrovka, Vysokopolye, as well as a strip of settlements on both sides along the Ingulets River;
Dnepropetrovsk region – territorial communities along the shore of the Kakhovka reservoir to the border of the region.
The red zone includes all critical and military infrastructure, sea and river ports, regardless of geographic location.
Yellow zone – access partially open
Kherson (except for the southern part);
Nikolaev region – Nikolaev, Balovno, New Odessa, Elanets, Novovasilovka, Olgopol, Bereznegovatskoe, Rozanovka, Novoaleksandrovka, Dmitrovka, Novoskalevka, Mikhailovka, Novolazarovka, Troitsko-Safonovo, Zarya, Lepetikha, Belaya Krinitsa, Chervonskoye Dolina, the territories of the Ochakiv and Kutsurub communities;
Dnepropetrovsk region – Zelenodolsk, Apostolovo, Mikhailo-Zavodskoye;
Odessa region – territorial communities along the Danube from the mouth of Bystry to Reni, the Black Sea coast and estuaries.
Representatives of the media are allowed into the yellow zone only if accompanied by a public relations officer.
Green zone – access open
Kirovograd region – Bobrinets, Kropivnitsky, Kamenka, Svetlovodsk, downstream along the right bank of the Dnieper;
Odessa, Nikolaev, Kherson regions (with the exception of areas and objects of the red and yellow zones);
Vinnitsa region (with the exception of the red border zone).
War in Ukraine and the situation with ports
On December 22, 2022, for the first time in history, a seaport was put up for auction in Ukraine.
On January 17, 2023, for the first time in history, a seaport was sold in Ukraine.
On February 21, 2023, it became known that Ukraine would involve the Nikolaev port in the “grain agreement”.
On March 18, 2023, the “grain agreement” on the export of Ukrainian agricultural products was extended.
On March 20, 2023, Russia issued an ultimatum to further extend the “grain corridor”.