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externalOver 8,000 Ukrainian men have tried to leave Ukraine illegally since Feb. 24

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September 10, 2022 11:41 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to the State Border Guard Service, 5,600 of these cases involved men caught trying to cross the Ukrainian border outside official checkpoints. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Ukrainian men aged 18 to 60 deemed fit for military service are banned from leaving the country except under certain exceptions.

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