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 State Border Guard Service denies importation of goods into occupied Crimea by sea

The State Border Guard Service calls the information on the importation of goods from mainland Ukraine into Russia-annexed Crimea untrue. The delivery was reportedly conducted by sea using vessels going from Skadovsk in the Kherson region.

State Border Guard Service Speaker Oleh Slobodian told Ukrainski Novyny, Censor.NET reports.

"We have checked the information on all ships that traveled through the port. No hint at any proof of that statement was found... The preliminary check of the facts of vessels' departures from seaport in Skadovsk has not confirmed this information," he said.

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According to him, the State Border Guard Service checks any information concerning possible violations of the established procedure for crossing of the administrative border and departure of ships.

He noted that the investigation, which will be carried out in conjunction with other regulatory bodies acting within the limits of authority in the ports of Ukraine in the given direction, has been initiated.

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