Russian border guards "lost" in Ukraine arrested for 15 days

19:58, 30 June 2017
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Spokesman for the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service Oleh Slobodyan has reported that Kherson region's Kalanchak court has sanctioned the 15-days arrest of two Russian border guards, who "got lost" in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

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"Kalanchak court hearings on the two Russian servicemen have already taken place. They were arrested for 15 days on the basis of information provided by the State Border Guard Service," Slobodyan said, RFE/RL reported.

Read alsoUkrainian security services foil Russian intel’s terrorist plot in Ukraine (photo)Ukrainian border guards in Kherson region in cooperation with Ukrainian Armed Forces servicemen apprehended two unidentified persons without ID documents in the early hours of June 30, 2017. Later, the detainees were identified as members of the Russian FSB Security Service's Border Guard Service.

The FSB Security Service is reported to have sent a request to the Ukrainian authorities for detailed information about the two "lost" men.

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