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Two Arabs and taxi driver were detained by SBGS staff 200 meters before the border

28-10-2018

The Operational Units of the Western Regional Department of SBGS informed the military personnel about the car with illegal immigrants going towards the border. Therefore, the Reaction Group “Salovka” of BU “Tysa” was immediately sent to the mentioned direction. It took just twenty minutes to find the offenders. They were detained 200 meters from the state border in the suburb of the village Esen, Uzhhorod district. One of the detainees introduced himself as Syrian, the other was found to have an expired passport of a Kuwaiti citizen. Subsequently it was succeeded to find out that illegal migrants were taken by the taxi driver from the city of Uzhhorod by car.

They are delivered to the Border Unit to establish all the circumstances of the offence. The foreigners will be held accountable under Articles 202 and 204-1 of the Administrative Infringement Code of Ukraine. The taxi driver will be responsible before the law for offence commitment under the Article 206-1 of the AICU.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/dvoh-arabiv-i-taksista-zatrimali-spivrobitniki-prikordonnogo-vidomstva-ukraini-za-200-metriv-do-kordonu/

Four Hindu tried to get to Slovakia through the Transcarpathian mountains

26-10-2018

Four persons were detained in Transcarpathia and arrested for 3 days to identify them and clarify the circumstances of the offence.

The violators were detained by the border guards of Chop Detachment in the evening nearby the village of Huta. They were detected in a result of information received from the staff of the Operative Unit of the Western Regional Department of SBGSU.

Four travelers were stopped 1200 meters before the border on Slovakia.  These were 3 men and 1 woman, being without any documents and introduced to be citizens of India.

It will be recalled, the day before the border guards of this Detachment detained on the same direction two citizens of Turkey. The foreigners also planned to get to Slovakia bypassing the checkpoint.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/chetvero-indusiv-namagalis-probratisya-do-slovachchini-cherez-gori-zakarpattya/

Two Turkish citizens intended to cross illegally the border

25-10-2018

The response unit started to the place to detain the foreigners.  They were citizens of Turkey intending to enter the neighboring country beyond the check points.

The protocols were drawn up as for administrative offense under Part 2 Article 204-1 of AICU “Illegal cross or attempt of illegal state border cross”. Currently, all circumstances of the offense commitment are under establishment.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/dvo-gromadyan-turechchini-mali-namir-nezakonno-peretnuti-kordon-/

Two Turkish citizens intended to cross illegally the border

25-10-2018

The response unit started to the place to detain the foreigners.  They were citizens of Turkey intending to enter the neighboring country beyond the check points.

The protocols were drawn up as for administrative offense under Part 2 Article 204-1 of AICU “Illegal cross or attempt of illegal state border cross”. Currently, all circumstances of the offense commitment are under establishment.

Source:https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/dvo-gromadyan-turechchini-mali-namir-nezakonno-peretnuti-kordon-/

Border guards detained 7 citizens of Bangladesh, their smuggler and accomplice

24-10-2018

At the control post “Uzhok” on the highway “Lviv-Uzhgorod” between Lviv and Transcarpathian regions, the border guards of the BU “Syanki” stopped to check the minibus “Renault”. The car was driven by the citizen of the Russian Federation born in 1992. There was also a citizen of the Republic of Moldova, born in 1985, who had documents, and seven citizens of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The foreigners did not have any passports and documents confirming the legality of their stay in Ukraine. Accordingly, they were detained administratively in order to clarify the circumstances.

In the course of further inspection, the Bangladeshis confirmed that they intended to reach illegally the countries of the Western Europe. Therefore, their actions were defined as an administrative offense provided by the Part 2 Article 204-1 of the AICU “Illegal crossing or attempt of to cross illegally the border of Ukraine” (made by group of persons). The border guards also sent a statement to the National Police about seeing the signs of a criminal offense in the actions of Moldavian citizen under Article 332 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine “Illegal transfer of persons across the state border of Ukraine”.

As for the citizen of the Russian Federation, the documents on were prepared on the administrative offense case under Part 3 Article 206-1 of the administrative Code “Illegal transportation of foreigners and stateless persons by the territory of Ukraine”.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/prikordonniki-zatrimali-7-gromadyan-bangladesh-ih-pereviznika-ta-posobnika-/

Three “lost” foreigners without documents were detained at the border on Moldova

24-10-2018

Last night the border guards of the BU “Starokozache”, Belgorod-Dniester Detachment detected a group of undocumented persons at the checkpoint “Mayaky” near the Ukrainian-Moldovan border, while checking the car “Volkswagen” of Bulgarian registration.

In total,  there were four passengers in the foreign car, except the driver, – three foreigners, who introduced themselves as the citizens of Eritrea, and one Ukrainian.

According to foreigners’ words, two Ukrainians picked them up at the Central bus station of Odessa and as if had to take to the bus station in Bolgrad, Odessa region. The travelers refused to explain the reason of the occurence at the border.

Currently, all circumstances of the offense commitment are under establishment. With regard to the driver, a Protocol was drawn up under article 206-1 of the Administrative Code “Illegal transportation of foreigners and stateless persons by the territory of Ukraine”, and with respect to citizens of Eritrea – under Part 2 Article 204-1 of the Administrative Code “Illegal crossing or attempt to illegally cross the state border of Ukraine”.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/troh-zablukavshih-inozemciv-bez-dokumentiv-zatrimano-na-kordoni-z-moldovoyu/

Ukrainian border guards together with experts of the European Agency FRONTEX carry out a joint operation in the capitl airports

24-10 2018

Effective cooperation has been established in this direction with the border and law enforcement agencies of the neighbouring States, as well as international security institutions, in particular with the European border and coast guard Agency (FRONTEX) and the EU missions. It gives an opportunity to carry out joint special border operations, participate in joint activities under the coordination of FRONTEX Agency, jointly patrol the border with the EU and Moldova and extend joint control.

It is worth noting that only last year the border Agency of Ukraine took part in 10 joint operations of the European Agency FRONTEX both on the territory of Ukraine and on the land, sea and air borders of the EU member States and on the common border of Ukraine and the EU.

The cooperation in this direction continues. Operation “Key points” in the air areas is in the list of included ones. In Ukraine, it covers the capital airports and airports of Odessa and Lviv.

As part of the operation, the experts from the border agencies of Poland, the Republic of Lithuania and Italy are now at Boryspil and Kiev airports as observers. The active phase will last until December of this year. Before that, the representatives of Bulgaria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and others have already visited different airports.

Together with the European representatives, the existing system of information exchange regarding the early detection of new forms and methods of illegal migration to the EU countries is being supported and improved. At the same time, the coordinated joint local actions are to be an important factor that reduces the number of violation attempts.

It should be noted that FRONTEX promotes, coordinates and develops the management of European borders applying the concept of Integrated border management. Every year, the state border service takes an active part in joint operations and training projects and ensures the exchange of information and implements joint risk analysis.

According to experts of the state border service, FRONTEX Agency is a platform for the exchange of experience, obtaining new knowledge and skills, and most importantly – to strengthen border security on common borders.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/u-stolichnih-aeroportah-ukrainski-prikordonniki-razom-z-ekspertami-vropeyskoi-agencii-frontex-provodyat-spilnu-operaciyu/

Odessa law enforcement authorities detected 10 foreigners, who violated the rules on stay in Ukraine

23-10-2018

The operational staff of the Southern Regional Department of State Border Guard Service with the involvement of special forces of the Odessa Border Detachment, together with the representatives of the SSU, National Police and other authorities in Odessa region carried out the activities on identification the cases of illegal stay of the foreigners on the territory of Ukraine.

As a result of the joint actions, the law enforcement officers detained 10 foreign citizens from different countries of migration risk, in particular Vietnam, China, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. The violators were in one of the industrial markets of the city.

Detained citizens are brought to responsibility under Part 1 Article 203 of the Administrative Code, also a decision was made to forcibly return 5 citizens to the country of origin.

It will be noted that the border guards of the Odessa Detachment together with other law enforcement authorities within two months revealed and made responsible 75 citizens, natives of the different countries of migration risk, in particular Vietnam, China, Syria, Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Azerbaijan and Afghanistan.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/v-odesi-pravoohoronci-viyavili-10-inozemciv-z-porushennyam-pravil-perebuvannya-v-ukraini/

Border guards detained citizens of Morocco, Ghana and Belarus near the border with Poland

22-10-2018

As it was previously reported, the border guards of the BU “Krakovets” detained two immigrants from North Africa according to the information received from the local residents. The Moroccan citizens, born in 1997 and 1999, were found about 100 meters from the border.

And in the area of BU “Shehyni”, also thanks to the inhabitants of the borderland, the law enforcement officers detained two citizens of Ghana. The man and woman were walking to Poland bypassing the checkpoint. The man had his passport with a mark of temporary residence permit, the woman was undocumented, she had only a pass from one of the Ukrainian universities.

In addition, the soldiers of the “Shegini” Department detained a citizen of the Republic of Belarus near the place of the previous detention on the outskirts of the border. The man had also hopes to bypass the checkpoint and illegally cross the Ukrainian-Polish border.

In respect of all detainees, the documents have been drawn up on administrative offences for their attempt to cross illegally the state border of Ukraine. The decision will be made by the court.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/prikordonniki-zatrimali-bilya-kordonu-z-polshcheyu-gromadyan-marokko-ganni-ta-bilorusi/

“Seekers of happiness” from Africa were detained at Hungarian border

21-10-2018

During verification of the available information provided by field officers of the Border Department the policemen detained three foreigners without documents on the suburb of the settlement Kosyno. Two of them introduced themselves as Sudanese citizens and the third one – as Somali.  In the course of filtration activities, the border guards found out that the detained persons, aged 23, 18 and 16 years, came to Ukrainian territory in legal order, but they planned to cross the Ukrainian-Hungarian border illegally outside the checkpoints and reach one of the EU countries.

Currently, the foreigners are delivered to the Temporary Detention Facility of Mukachevo Border Detachment. The protocols on administrative offense under Part 1 Article 204 -1 of the AICU were drawn up.

The cases will be forwarded to the court.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/shukachiv-shchastya-z-afriki-zatrimano-sogodni-vnochi-na-kordoni-z-ugorshchinoyu-/