Citizen of Moldova failed to reach Poland


The district inspector of Border Guard Service “Krakivets”, Mostytskyi Detachment received information about appearance of an unknown person in the suburb of the village of Glyntsi. The foreigner was traveling towards the state border. He left some kilometers to reach the state border. However, the reaction of the border guards was amazing. The reaction group needed some minutes to find and catch the traveler. Detainee was the citizen of Moldova, 1983 YOB. The border guards drew up administrative-procedural documents as to Art 204-1 of AICU “Illegal cross or attempt to cross the state border of Ukraine”


The border guards of the Lviv Detachment detained two Turkish citizens at the border


The staff of State Border Guard Service detained two illegal migrants near the Ukrainian-Polish border in the frames of the joint special border operation “Border-2017”. Information about unknown persons of non-Slavic appearance being in the suburb of the settlement Borovets border guards received from local residents. During the information verification, the border guards of BD “Rava-Ruska”, Lviv Detachment, apprehended two men without documents near the border. According to the detainees’ words, it was managed to establish that they were Turkish citizens and intended to enter the EU countries in illegal way. The border guards took detained citizens to the border detachment in order to clarify the circumstances of the offense, provided for in the Part 2 Article 204-1 “Illegal cross or attempt to cross illegally the state border of Ukraine”, and to draft administrative materials.


Transcarpathian border guards detained 4 illegal migrants from Syria and Algeria being transported by Ukrainian


Four illegal migrants were apprehended by the border guards of Chop Detachment in the frames of joint special operation “Border-2017”. Information about the possible occurrence of a group of illegal migrants near the state border was received by the law enforcers in advance from the operation agents of the State Border Guard Service. Therefore, the measures on border protection were reinforced and additional details were sent to the area. Soon, a joint interdepartmental group of border guards of the Chop Detachment, operatives from the Western Regional Directorate of the State Border Guard Service and officers of the National Police on the stopped the car in the suburb of Perechyn town. The resident of Mukachevo attempted to transport two citizens of Syria and two citizens of Algeria to the border.

Currently, the detained foreigners are delivered to the Perechyn Police Department in the Transcarpathian region for preliminary investigatory actions. Upon appropriate filtering measures conducted, they would be called to administrative responsibility under Part 2 of Article 204-1 AICU “Violation or attempt to violate the state border”. The driver transported the foreigners, preliminary qualified as committing the crime provided for the Art. 332 CCU “Illegal transfer of persons across the state border of Ukraine”.


Transcarpathian border guards detained citizens of India at the border


Four illegal migrants were apprehended in Transcarpathia. A group of persons appeared nearby the village of Popovov and made their way towards state border, which was then apprehended by the border detail of BD “Kosyno, Mukachevo detachment. Reaction group and power support from operative department started immediately to the place. In a result of joint searching actions the service men detained 4 men without document, according to their words citizens of India, 500 meters before the border. The trespassers were delivered to Border Department for drawing up procedural documents. They will be placed to Temporary Detention Centre.

It will be recalled that the day before border guards of Chop Detachment, operative agents of Western Regional Department of State Border Guard service and officers of National Police stopped the car in the suburb of Perechyn town, by which the citizen of Mukachevo attempted to take two citizen of Syria and two citizens of Algeria to the border.


Lviv border guards apprehended two illegal migrants from Morocco and Iraq


Three illegal migrants were detained in Lviv region by the border guards of Mostytskyi Detachment.

Local residents reported about the appearance of two unknown persons in the suburb of the village Kohanivka, who were moving towards the border. The border detail of Krakivets Department detained two men 1.5 kilometers before the border line. They were Moroccan citizens. Administrative protocols were drafted as for these persons; the cases were directed to the court. So far, the detainees are held art Temporary Detention Facility.

Another person, a citizen of Iraq, was detained by border guards of the same detachment in the evening on the suburb of the village Krakovets. The border guards stopped him 500 meters before the Ukrainian-Polish border. The administrative materials were also prepared as for this person; the case was forwarded to court. It is worth noting that these persons fall under the signs of offenses provided by the Articles of the Administrative Infringement Code of Ukraine Art. 204-1 “Illegal cross or attempt to cross illegally the state border of Ukraine”. It should be added that crossing or attempt to cross the state border of Ukraine in any way beyond the check points of the state border of Ukraine without the relevant documents or documents containing unreliable information about the person, or without the permission of the relevant authorities, – entail a fine imposition in the amount of a hundred to two hundred non-taxable minimum incomes, or administrative arrest for up to 15 days.


Border guards did not pass foreigner with forged passport in Boryspil Airport


The staff of the Separate Checkpoint “Kyiv” revealed a foreigner with a forged foreign passport, when checking the passengers. The border guards discovered a foreigner at the international Boryspil Airport “”, according to his words – the citizen of Uzbekistan, who arrived by the flight Antalya-Kyiv having passport of a Bulgarian citizen. The pages with constituent data were replaced.

During the interview with the offender, the State Border Guard Service found that the man bought a false document in Turkey for €2000. By the way, one more passport document of a citizen of Uzbekistan was found in the personal stuff also belonging to another person.

So far, this person has already returned by a back flight to Antalya.


Illegal migrant from Russia was apprehended in Transcarpathia

The servicemen of Chop Detachment detained the citizen of Russian Federation, who attempted to get illegally to Poland. The border guards noticed unfamiliar person moving towards Ukrainian-Polish border nearby the village Lubnya, Velykyi Berezny. Reaction group started immediately to assist in apprehension of the illegal migrant. As it was established later, he had been staying in Ukraine for a long period residing in the city of Dnepr. Planning his route thoroughly he decided to cross the border alone beyond the check points and try new life in Europe. However, his plan failed and the man was apprehended in the distance of 500 m from the line of the state border. The violator was delivered to Border Department to undergo filtration measures and drawing appropriate procedural documents. Further on, he will be called to administrative responsibility as to Part 1 Article 204 of AICU “Violation or attempt to violate the state border”.

Hungary and Slovakia are not going to implement decision of EU court as to the migrants


In 2015, the program of compulsory resettlement of 160 thousand migrants from Italy and Greece was adopted, which had to be completed on September 26, 2017. However, the EU countries failed to distribute even 30 thousand illegal migrants, mostly from African countries.
The countries of the “Visigrad Group” – Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic were against the implementation of migratory quotas. Hungary and Slovakia filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg demanding that the decision of the Council of the Heads of European Union’s MIA as for the quota for the distribution of refugees to be repealed. However, the European Court has established that the decision on the forced distribution of refugees among the countries of the European Union is not illegal. Budapest reacted in this way upon the EU Court’s decision, which rejected Hungary to cancel migration quotas. This verdict is supposed by Hungary as to be politically motivated, unacceptable and irresponsible. Budapest will look for legal ways to continue defining on its own whom to admit the country and whom not.
“We completely respect the decision of European Court. The European Court has formed a different legal assessment. However, our position is not changing. We will continue working to ensure that solidarity to be manifested in a different way than by accepting refugees who do not want to remain with us,” said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico in response to the verdict. The decision of the European Court does not entail sanctions for Slovakia and Hungary, Robert Fico explained. The suit filed by the highest court of the European Union does not mean that there was any damage to the national interests, he added.


Illegal migrants from India were apprehended in Transcarpathia


In the frames of special joint operation “Border-2017” in Transcarpathia the border guards detained 4 illegal migrants, who planned to cross the state border of Ukraine in illegal way. Thus, the border guards of Mukachevo detachment of BD “Vilok” together with the staff of Berehovo National Police Department detained 4 unfamiliar persons in one of the houses in Podvinohradov town. The foreigners confessed to be the citizens of India, however, they did not have any documents.

Currently, the detainees are delivered to Border Department “Vilok” for their identification and drawing up appropriate documents with regard to their attempt to cross the border.

It should be remind that for the previous day the border guards of BD “Bolshaya Palad” of the same detachment apprehended four more citizens of India during their attempt to cross the Ukrainian-Hungarian border nearby the populated area Bolshaya Palad, Vynohradiv district, Transcarpathian region.


Various options to cross the border: Slovakia Police showed a movie about illegal migrants


Police of Slovakia has published new videos from the cameras installed at Ukrainian-Slovakian border.

Unsuccesful attempts of illegal migrant to cross the border from Transcarpathia in direction to European Union were captured at the shots. It will be recalled that last year it was announced about installation of 53 surveillance cameras at Ukrainian-Slovakian border. Vidoe can be watched following the link.