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Foreign ownership of land banned in Crimea

Foreign ownership of land banned in Crimea

Today, the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the inclusion of most of Crimea in the list of border territories came into force. The decree signed a year ago, bans foreign ownership of land almost at all territory of the …

EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

The new rules for declaring money at customs came into effect in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) states. Now, if the total amount of cash exceeds the equivalent of $100,000, they should not only be declared, but their origin …

Russia closes Far East over coronavirus

Russia closes Far East over coronavirus

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed an instruction to close the state border in the Far East as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. "A corresponding instruction was signed today. Work on …

Putin: NATO moving closer to Russian border

Putin: NATO moving closer to Russian border

NATO is moving its military infrastructure closer to the Russian border and Russia needs to strengthen its own infrastructure in response, the country's President Vladimir Putin said, speaking at a news conference after talks …

Russia changes basic border policy

Russia changes basic border policy

Russia’s Federal Security Service has released the draft presidential decree on the state border policy. It is published on the website of the department. The draft decree clarifies the country’s national interests and …

Armed Ukrainian detained after fire exchange at Russian border

Armed Ukrainian detained after fire exchange at Russian border

A Ukrainian citizen carrying handguns, grenades, and, presumably, mercury has exchanged fire with Russian border guards when trying to illegally cross the border, the Federal Security Service (FSB) public relations center said in a statement. …

CIS Commanders of Border Troops thanks Baku for hospitality

CIS Commanders of Border Troops thanks Baku for hospitality

Azerbaijan has hospitably hosted the meeting of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the Chairman of the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Border Troops Commanders Alexander Manilov said, the correspondent of …

35 kg of silver detained on Upper Lars

35 kg of silver detained on Upper Lars

The Russian customs officers have prevented a smuggler, who was traveling from Dagestan to Georgia, to smuggle secretly 35 kg of silver through the checkpoint Upper Lars. According to Ossetia Times, the …

Six illegal immigrants from Iran caught on Narva

Six illegal immigrants from Iran caught on Narva

Six Iranian citizens were caught yesterday on Narva for illegally crossing the Russian-Estonian border, another escaped, but was later caught in Tallinn. Iranian citizens have crossed the border through Narva river in a rubber boat. Two …

Russia closes its borders to Ukrainian trucks

Russia closes its borders to Ukrainian trucks

Russia has closed passage through its territory to all trucks registered in Ukraine. The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation explained that the move was a reprisal for the actions of the Ukrainian side, as ‘from February 11th, …

Truckers stranded without food and drink near Verkhny Lars

Truckers stranded without food and drink near Verkhny Lars

The Verkhny Lars crossing point on the border between Russia and Georgia has been waiting to open for several days. Its work was suspended due to heavy snowfall, Rustavi 2 reports. Employees of the TV channel tried to get to the stranded …

 4500 terrorists waiting near CIS borders

4500 terrorists waiting near CIS borders

The border services of the Commonwealth of Independent States have expressed concern that some 4500 terrorists are reportedly concentrated on its external borders with Afghanistan, the chairman of the Coordination Service of CIS Border Troops …