31 July 2015, Friday, 14:22

Russian officer attempted entering Ukraine from Belarus

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The Russian was going to participate in the war in Donbas.

The border guards of the Chernihiv border control unit did not allow in Ukraine a reserve officer of Russia’s Armed Forces. The information comes from Ukraine border service.

“The Russian was travelling on a passenger bus Homiel-Kyiv through the border crossing point ‘Novy Yarylovichi’. During the documents check and interview the man claimed he wanted to participate in the fighting in the territory of Ukraine”, - the message says.

In the course of the luggage inspection border guards found a military certificate of a reserve officer of Russia’s Armed Forces, several other certificates – of a Russian Federation pilot, of an air traffic controller of the Russian Federation, of a military pilot (navigator), and a civic aviation navigator, and a GPS navigator device.

Security Service officers in Chernihiv region have been informed of the incident. The Russian citizen has been banned from entering Ukraine for 3 years and deported.

It came out earlier that the terrorists in Donbas had acquired a fighter jet of unknown model.

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