January 22
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The Ukrainian border service has detained four persons, and the man who was engaged in organizing their illegal crossing of the Ukraine-Slovakia border, according to

A 29- and a 31-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman, and a 9-year-old girl were stopped 800 meters from the Ukrainian state border.

Even though they had no documents, they said they were Armenian citizens. 

They were taken to the temporary detention hall of the local border guard detachment.

Border guards will determine their identities, whereupon they will be charged with attempt to illegally cross the Ukrainian state border.

The person who organized this border trespassing attempt has been found.

The foreigners had attempted to cross the border into Slovakia with the help of this citizen of their country of origin.

The said 50-year-old man was detained at a hotel in Uzhhorod.

Money, bank cards, and other documents were confiscated from him.

The suspect is arrested and taken to an investigative detention hall.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted on charges of making people illegally cross the Ukrainian state border.

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