In love of Belarus? Austrian citizen violates border

Overnight into Thursday, Belarusian border guards detained a citizen of Austria at the outpost Navasyolki (Brest region). The foreigner showed willingness to live in Belarus, the State Border Committee reports.

The border quards spotted the man who was going from Poland to Belarus. When stopped, the Austrian said that he did not want to remain in his own country and intended to stay in Belarus.


He was in possession of a change of clothes, a phone and a tablet, a knife, wire cutters, a hacksaw and a telescopic sight. The committee failed to specify what for the ‘traveller’ carried a telescopic sight.

After the investigation, the offender has been handed over to the Polish side.

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