Russia confirmed the arrest of guards of Ukraine

РФ подтвердила задержание пограничников Украины

Russia has confirmed the detention of Ukrainian border guards

The Russian side reported that it detained soldiers of the state border service of Ukraine.

Russia has officially confirmed the arrest of two servicemen of the state border service of Ukraine near Ukrainian-Russian border in Sumy region. On Wednesday, October 4, reported the first Deputy head of the State border service of Ukraine Vasyl Servatus.

“The Russian side has informed that it has detained two citizens of Ukraine, who stated that they were soldiers of the state border service of Ukraine”, – said the Servatus.

According to him, the confirmation received from the Russian side after the Ukrainian frontier Department appealed to the border Agency of the Russian Federation.

Servatus noted that the Russian side requested the documents about the detainees.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that during the monitoring of the border in Sumy region lost two border guards.

Soon the Russian border guard service started to deny any involvement in their detention.