Volyn border guards are not allowed to export to Poland 6 kg of amber

In the Volyn region, border guards discovered 6 kg of raw amber, a local resident who illegally tried to export from Ukraine to Poland.

As reported in the press service of the Lutsk border detachment, today at 04.00 in the checkpoint «Yagodin» in Volyn customs of the SFS, the border guards of Lutsk detachment together with employees of fiscal service did not allow the export to Poland 6 kg of amber stones.

The minibus «Opel Vivaro» under control of 30-the summer inhabitant of Kovel designed the documents for departure from Ukraine on a lane «green corridor». During in-depth inspection of the vehicle in a bag of a driver at the backseat of the car under the clothes were found Packed in plastic bags raw amber stones of different fractions with a total weight of 5.96 lbs.

Amber sent for examination.


On 16 March, the then head of the Rivne regional state administration Vitaliy Chuhunnikov urged the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov to enter in region units of the National guard to combat the illegal production of amber.

In the region there was a mass collision of «prospectors» and the police.

April 7, in the Rivne region introduced a special unit of «Dnipro 1».

April 20, law enforcement authorities reported about the termination of illegal mining of amber in Rivne.

Previously, «Automaidan», the photo showed a huge mine of amber, which employs hundreds of people, excavators and military trucks.

Ukraine ranks second in the world reserves of amber, has the world’s highest percentage of gem-quality amber in the deposits.

Volyn border guards are not allowed to export to Poland 6 kg of amber 17.11.2016

Ноябрь 17th, 2016 by
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