Ukrainian police detained in the Volyn region 80 of amber diggers blocking the route to Warsaw, has informed on Wednesday the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Volyn region.
before Wednesday about two hundred diggers Ukrainian amber blocked in the Volyn region, the route "Kyiv - Kovel - state border with Poland" with the requirement to put them on places of illegal mining of " Sunny stone ", the police kept a dialogue with them, it was suggested that 17 captured.
"in the framework of the special operation on suppression of illegal production of amber-a raw within Manevychi district police officers caught 80 diggers-diggers. A large number of them were inhabitants of neighboring areas. All of them are delivered in Manevychi RO UMVD of Ukraine in the Volyn region to provide possible investigative actions ", - told in regional militia.
according to authorities, around the territory, which hosted the mining of " Sunny stone ", the checkpoints were placed among police officers and public supporters. In the course of searches conducted During the criminal proceedings, seized four cars, money, about 1 kilogram of raw amber and equipment for the production of amber. The situation is stable, the territory is guarded by employees of special police. Is search for individuals pertaining to illegal mining of amber.
Illegal mining of amber locals have long flourished in Rivne, Zhytomyr and other regions of Central-Western regions of Ukraine. The problem before was the head of the country Petro Poroshenko, who in July asked in a persistent form from the security forces to establish an optimal stopping smuggling of amber. Along with this, experts-ecologists emphasize that Illegal mining and smuggling of amber in the Ukraine leads to the destruction of environment and turns the waste places of extraction "a solar stone" in practice, in a lifeless desert, unfit For further use.