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Viche 2014 23

23, 2014

Ukrainian Path to Visa-Free Regime with the European Union: The Role and Importance of Agreements on Local Border Traffic

Analysis of bilateral agreements on local border traffic concluded between the EU Member States and Ukraine is conducted. Based on study of the content and provisions of these documents, the latters are determined to foresee facilitated procedure of border crossing for the citizens of Ukraine who reside in the border area of the EU Member States. It is revealed common and different legal requirements which are contained in the above-mentioned documents and, therefore, influence the mechanism of their application. Their importance on the way towards the visa-free travellings of the citizens of Ukraine to the EU Member States and the introduction of some Schengen acquis by the national authorities is concluded.
Keywords: free movement of persons, visa-free regime, local border traffic, legal instruments, the European Union.

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Natalia MUSHAK