Foreign sailor sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for assault on Russian border guardsChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 3, 2020
A court in Nakhodka, a town in the Primorsky Krai, has sentenced a foreign sailor to 4 years in penal colony for assault on the Russian boundary officers in the Sea of Japan, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports.
Primorsky Krai Nakhodka
Topics: Sailor Russia
In September 2019, boundary officers of the Federal Security Service’s (FSB) Primorsky Krai Directorate patrolling the Sea of Japan found a poaching foreignfishing vessel, reportedly under the North Korean flag. Eighteen alleged poachers actively resisted during the vehicle check that resulted in personal injuries of four officers out of eleven, including a gunshot wound of one of them, the Investigative Committee reported earlier. ■