Russia-Belarus border: Officers in search of Ukrainians

Armed Russian border officers are stopping cars, inspecting cargos and checking documents, Nasha Niva reports. Usually there is neither border nor customs control.

Their task is to identify Ukrainians who travel to Russia through Belarus, a border officer told journalists. It is remarkeble that their attention is directed at vehicles with Ukrainian number plates. Belarusian cars are stopped less often and not so carefully searched, the paper says., following

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