OREANDA-NEWS Deputy Prime Minister of North Ossetia Irbek Tamayev said that several hundred trucks have accumulated on the border of Russia and Georgia at the moment. His words are transmitted by Interfax.

It is clarified that most of the 914 heavy trucks are located in special parking lots. Customs and border services are working as usual, Tomayev assured. According to him, in the week from February 5 to 11, more than 12 thousand cars and over 26 thousand people crossed the land border between Russia and Georgia.

At the end of December 2023, a Russian woman stuck in traffic at a checkpoint on the border of Russia and Georgia described the situation with the phrase "I wish I could get out alive." According to an eyewitness, then the Upper Lars checkpoint was closed due to bad weather.