A tourist trying to get from Ukraine to Crimea on a raft

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in fotobanka. Archival photoA tourist trying to get from Ukraine to Crimea on a raft© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

Crimean border guards prevented an attempt of illegal penetration on the territory of Russia tourist, who was sailing from Ukraine to Crimea on a makeshift raft, the press service of the Crimean border guard of FSB of the Russian Federation.

A man with a homemade raft made from plastic bottles and planks, was moving through the Gulf of Sivash with the village of Small (Ukraine) in the Crimea in the direction of Cape Ring.

«His action to go around the checkpoint citizen explained how the passion of extreme tourism, the ultimate goal of the route would become the ascent of Everest», — stated in the message.

When a citizen discovered a passport, military ID, travel backpack with clothes and provisions, a few Bank cards, phones, flash cards and a video camera. Offender brought to administrative responsibility for violation of the state border of the Russian Federation in the form of a fine.

In the survey, according to the border guards, it was found that earlier the man had Ukrainian citizenship. The passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation received in one of the cities of Eastern Siberia under the state program to assist the voluntary resettlement in Russia of compatriots living abroad.

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