The Ukrainian tried to import the trigger for the missile systems

Customs officers in Rostov region have seized a citizen of Ukraine a trigger for anti-tank missiles. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the southern customs.

The device was found in the trunk of the car, which the Ukrainians were trying to cross the border. According to the man, he was carrying a fake. Examination found that this is a real machine, which is used for anti-tank missile complexes “Fagot” and “Competition”, the Agency’s message to customs.

Mechanism, said the press service of the customs, was in working condition. A citizen of Ukraine opened a criminal case under part 1 of article 226.1 of the criminal code (“Illegal movement across the customs border of the Eurasian economic Union of arms and military equipment”).

In April, the FSB reported about the closure of major channel smuggling of weapons from Ukraine and the European Union. Intelligence Agency along with the Ministry of interior conducted an operation in 24 regions of Russia, the suspects seized dozens of machine guns, pistols, rifles and shotguns, and aircraft gun of the great Patriotic war.