Border Department of the FSB in the Crimea informed about the frequent cases of poaching off the coast of the Peninsula from Residents of Ukraine and did not rule out provocations.
"Such incidents show that, maybe, the personnel of the State border service of Ukraine has improperly exercised their profession, simply ignoring the law, or intentionally trying to provoke scandalous situation on the Russian - Ukraine border in Crimea ", - said the press service of Border guard information Agency. One of the last cases of poaching by Russian border Guards recorded the 8th of September. In the area of residential settlements Stepanovka in the territorial waters of the Russian Federation was seen a motor boat with 2 people in the cabin, arriving from Ukrainian territory and violated the state border. The poachers tried to bring on Board fishing nets." Violators of the state border, they saw the approaching border patrol boats that disappeared in the internal waters of Ukraine. In the end, Russian border Guards found and confiscated eight gear a total length of over 400 meters, " - said in the Ministry. Border guards are asking the people of Crimea without delay to inform the police about all incidents of poaching in the Black and Azov seas, as well as on the lake Sivash. On 2 September it was declared about the detention of the Crimean border guards poachers with a rare Dolphin, listed in the Red book. The incident occurred in the area of Kerch.