Department of state: Ukraine is dangerous for tourists

Госдеп: Украина опасна для туристов

The US state Department has included Ukraine in the list of unsafe travel regions

The US state Department has upgraded the level of risk to travel to Ukraine, including elections to the list of risks. American office strongly discourages travel to the Crimea and the Donbass.

The US state Department recommends no American tourists to travel to Ukraine, particularly in Crimea and Eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. About it reports a press-service of the state Department.

According to them, these regions were assigned to the red danger level. Also, the report says that the country as a whole has the yellow level. In the state Department clarify that tourists need to watch out for in Ukraine, crime, civil unrest and elections.

“Crimes against foreigners and their property is commonplace. Demonstrations, which at times were violent, regularly held throughout Ukraine, including in Kiev. Politically targeted killings and explosions also occurred. There are reports of violence by extreme nationalist groups”, – stated in the message of the state Department.

In addition, the Department believe that the risk of violence may increase before and during the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine.

The Federal aviation administration bans flights of civil aviation in the Simferopol (UKFV) and Dnepropetrovsk (UKDV).

Was previously named the most dangerous country for tourists. This year topped the rating of Brazil, where great danger to travellers are homeless, addicts and crime.


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