Employees of the Border Department of the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Rostov region detained a citizen of Ukraine for illegal border crossing. This was announced today to the RuFox portal by an official source of the department.
“The border patrol found the intruder on the territory of the Rostov region while trying to illegally enter the territory of Russia,” the source said, in particular.
According to him, an administrative offense case was initiated against a citizen of Ukraine under Part 2 of Art. 18.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (violation of the rules for crossing the state border by a foreign citizen).
“Currently, a check is being carried out to identify signs of a crime under Art. 322 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal crossing of the state border of the Russian Federation),” commented the official representative of the border agency.
The punishment under the above article is up to two years in prison.