Russian Tourist

This morning, a sophisticated Russian ‘tourist’ was detected by the border guards of the Chernihiv detachment, together with the customs officers at the Khorobychi [Chernihiv Oblast] checkpoint.

The Russian citizen arrived in Ukraine on the Polotsk-Simferopol train. The inspection discovered he had a number of unusual things with him. The Bryansk Oblast [Russian Federation] resident was carrying two USSR military cards, three signal pistols and 17 cartridges for them, five dismantled cellphones, three gas canisters, and 35 Russian rubles. The most curious thing the checkpoint officers found among the man’s belongings was a schedule of radio call signs.

The Russian citizen was interned in the border detachment for a conversation. It is being clarified where the man was heading, and for what purpose. This has already been reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

Source – the State Border Service of Ukraine (


Source: State Border Service of Ukraine

Translated by Svitlana Gusak, edited by Robin Rohrback


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