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Penza residents detained on a snowmobile trying to cross the Bering Strait to the United States :: PenzaNews

Penza, February 25, 2022. Penza News. Border guards have detained residents of Penza. Penza left Chukchi’s territory on a snowmobile and invaded the waters of the Bering Strait, attempting to illegally cross the Russian border and reach Alaska. This has been reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the regional Federal Security Service (FSB).

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“Penza residents arriving in an urban settlement in Provideniya in early January 2022, according to research agencies, depart for U.S. territory, bypassing existing checkpoints across the borders of the Russian Federation. At the same time, due to circumstances beyond the control of the citizens and their companions, the illegal activity was completed because they were detained by the Border Guard while traveling on a snowmobile in the direction of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. It didn’t. The United States, “the authorities said in a statement.

Reveals that the offender did not reach 1 km to the shore.

A criminal proceeding was filed against a resident of Penza under Article 30 (1) and Article 322 (1) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Illegal Crossing of the State Borders of the Russian Federation”.

The crime situation is being established.

A regional FSB news agency told RIA Novosti that the offender was 18 years old.

“He had been preparing for two years and then went there on a snowmobile. The means of restraint is to promise not to leave his place of residence. Information about the companion was disclosed for the investigation. I haven’t. “

http://penzanews.ru/en/crime/67422-2022 Penza residents detained on a snowmobile trying to cross the Bering Strait to the United States :: PenzaNews

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