The Border Guard Directorate of the Federal Security Service for the Republic of Crimea reported on the detention of a 53-year-old Saratov who, on a makeshift raft, tried to cross the Kerch Strait and enter the peninsula. It is reported that the man sailed from the port of Caucasus and managed to overcome only one mile before the way he was blocked by border guards.
– Upon arrival to the shore, the man said that in 2012 he decided to try himself as a free traveler around the country, for which he even submitted an application to the passport desk for the removal from the registration account at the place of residence in Saratov in order to devote himself to tourism, In the press service in management.
As it became known later, Saratov began his journey in his native city and overcame Stavropol and Kuban. But, having reached the edge of the mainland, I decided to build a raft from improvised means to get to the Crimean peninsula.
– For violation of the border regime and established rules of stay in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, a man was issued a warning in the order of the article of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation “Violation of the border regime in the territorial sea and in the inland sea waters of the Russian Federation,” the administration added.