From Ufa nearly have not taken out a valuable figurineOne of these days at the Ufa airport employees of customs one of passengers has been detained. At survey in it have found out a porcelain figurine.
- Presumably this figurine has been made in the end of 19 - the beginning of 20 centuries, - the employee has told to us a press - services of Bashkortostan customs Igor Meshkov. - we cannot authentically define, a leah is this thing cultural value. Therefore we have sent it for examination. And the citizen of Russia and Germany, at it a dual citizenship, we while have released.
the Passenger has been detained at check in on flight Ufa - Samara - Frankfurt. As he said, relatives have asked to pass this figurine to other relatives in Germany. But if examination shows that the figurine represents cultural value the question on criminal case excitation under article " will be solved; Contraband “. For this crime punishment till 5 years of prison is provided. The exhibit while is stored in customs under the lock.
By the way, in July the Bashkortostan customs marks 20 - letie from the date of the education.