From Ukraine almost took a valuable icon

Из Украины чуть не вывезли ценную икону

A citizen of Ukraine tried to smuggle in Moldova the icon of the virgin

Icon made in the last century.

A citizen of Ukraine tried to smuggle in Moldova the icon of the virgin made in the last century. On Wednesday, January 10, according to WUXI with reference to the head of the Odessa customs Alexander Vlasov.

So, the man tried to smuggle an icon through the “green corridor”. When he was stopped by customs officers, they saw his icon, written about the middle of last century.

According to preliminary data, a copy of the Smolensk icon of the Hodegetria, which means Pointing the way. Its author, according to legend, was Luke.

The icon was transferred for examination.

 

 

Earlier, border guards of Chernivtsi detachment together with employees of the fiscal service found from a citizen of Moldova an old Bible, which he tried to smuggle out of Ukraine.

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