“Russia 24” told about the plans of the Murmansk officials to take the saliva of Russians abroad
Biological materials the Russians have repeatedly tried to take abroad and transfer them to foreigners. This is stated in one of the fresh scenes of a weekly TV program “Vesti Nedeli”.
Journalists of the TV channel “Russia 24,” found that in 2016 and 2017 across the Russian border, wanted to transfer biomaterials at least three times. In particular, last year was an attempt to smuggle to Norway 430 saliva samples of Russian citizens.
The authors of the story note that the transportation of samples was organized by officials from the local Ministry of health, ostensibly to study the effects of alcohol and drugs on the human body. The acting Deputy chief of Murmansk customs albert Duzhak told the TV station that they managed to prevent the Russian transfer of saliva to the Norwegians — it was not declared and it did not have permits. In the end, civil servants were fined.
According to the information channel, in the Samara region some foreign non-commercial organization “showed interest” to the Russian biomaterials and wanted to find out how affected by some harmful substances on the health of men. And registered in Saint-Petersburg firm allegedly tried to sell to the United States 20 thousand selected in the Nizhny Novgorod region of blood samples.