Ukraine, Armed Conflict / War, Level 3: Violent clash near Hlukhiv – Sumy Oblast, Ukraine

2024-02-05: A violent clash between Ukrainian security officials and a Russian armed group was reported on Saturday (3 February) at around 6:20 pm along the Ukraine-Russia border near Hlukhiv city, Sumy Oblast, while the alleged Russian group was trying to cross the border. Reportedly, the Ukrainian forces fired at the group leading to casualties and injuries.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.