All articles tagged "smuggling"

Russian police seize 3 tons of US-bound church relics Russian police seize 3 tons of US-bound church relics

24 Mar, 03:18 PM 5 comments

Russia's Interior Ministry is investigating a smuggling case in which over 3 tons of valuable Russian church and cultural relics were taken to the US, a senior ministry official said on Tuesday.

Tags: Oleg Logunov, Interior Ministry, smuggling

Russian customs detain missile smugglers Russian customs detain missile smugglers

29 May, 10:44 PM 13 comments

A ring of military officers suspected of stealing millions of dollars worth of missile components and smuggling them out of Russia has been uncovered.

Tags: Russia, crime, smuggling, military,

Russian border guards detain 2 Chinese carrying 343 bear paws Russian border guards detain 2 Chinese carrying 343 bear paws

25 Jun, 05:40 PM 16 comments

Russian border guards have detained two Chinese citizens for smuggling 343 bear paws and 25 kilograms of red caviar through the Russian village of Nizhne-Spasskoe in Russia's Far East, the village borders China's Heilongjiang province.

Tags: weird, smuggling, crime, Chine, Russia,

Russian customs officers seize Pole for smuggling dinosaur egg Russian customs officers seize Pole for smuggling dinosaur egg

15 Jul, 10:34 PM 38 comments

Russian customs officers in Siberia have detained a Polish citizen as he attempted to smuggle a dinosaur egg and other contraband from Mongolia into Russia.

Tags: animals, smuggling



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