Russian and World NewsFrontier guards became closer to border
Yesterday to Omsk there has arrived deputy chief Jugo - East regional command of Management FPS of Russia Rafael Daerbaev. As has informed a press - service of regional administration, the high-ranking frontier guard has arrived for summarising of work of an Omsk frontier service in 2002, will visit separate kontrolno - check point “Omsk“ and will meet staff of Omsk boundary group. Last year the site Russian - the Kazakhstan border has undergone changes. A part kontrolno - check points (check points) of Omsk boundary and customs services have been removed deep into the Russian territory on several sites of border on the average on 20 km. It created potential conditions for transportation of contraband from the next Kazakhstan. Now these check points are transferred as much as possible close to a border line. Last year bodies of boundary control in the Omsk region have revealed 6103 persons with void documents, have withdrawn 198 kg of drugs and 150 units of various ammunition. In 2003 Omsk frontier guards have detained contraband for the sum about 2,43 million roubles.