Security forces liquidated the channel of smuggling of persons across the border with Russia

Силовики ликвидировали канал переправки людей через границу с РФ

All participants in the channel illegally detained on August 29

The organizer of the international groups was the Ukrainian border guard.

Security forces eliminated interregional organized criminal group, which illegally transported people across the border with Russia. Organizer of an illegal channel for the transfer was an active member of the Eastern regional Directorate of the border service, the press center of the SBU on Tuesday, August 30.

“The operatives of the intelligence agencies have determined that this “way” was used by the supporters of the international terrorist organization “Islamic state” as a transit country for fighters from Russia to Europe”, – said the Agency.

Illegal migration channel were used in reverse mode – as with Russia in Ukraine, and in the opposite direction.

In addition to border guards, the composition of the group consisted of four people – citizens of Ukraine and the Caucasus countries.

August 29, employees of SBU detained one of the group members in Velikopisarevsky district of the Sumy region while trying to illegally smuggle two Ukrainian citizens in the Russian Federation. Other members of the group, including the organizer, the police on the same day detained in Kharkov.

As reported Корреспондент.net, Russia followed the Ukrainian border guards from the balloon.