Crimean customs officers seized a citizen of Ukraine the book of the XIX century

© RIA Novosti / Valery Moreupdate in fotomontagen the checkpoint. Archival photoCrimean customs officers seized a citizen of Ukraine the book of the XIX century© RIA Novosti / Valery Moreupdate the image Bank

Old book about Christian martyrs seized a citizen of Ukraine when crossing the Crimean part of the Russian-Ukrainian border, the press service of the Crimean customs.

The incident occurred at the checkpoint «Dzhankoi».

«During the customs examination of the backpack located in the trunk of a citizen, customs officers identified a book Foxe»s Book of Martyrs, 1810 publication», — is spoken in the message.

Full name translates as «the Book of martyrs or Christian martyrology containing an authentic and historical relation of many dreadful persecutions against the Church of Christ, from the death of Abel until the early nineteenth century.»

When crossing the border the citizen of Ukraine is not provided in the passenger customs Declaration data on presence of the goods subject to Declaration, in accordance with the customs regulation of the Eurasian economic Union to cultural values related print publications made 100 years ago or more.

According to authorities, the book is withdrawn and directed on examination. Its results will decide on bringing the citizen to justice.

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