In the fight against smuggling in the Western section of the Russian border have entered the Ka-32 and SOBR soldiers. Shadow business loses millions in profits.
Over the checkpoint Mamonovo 2 - Grzechotki hangs the Ka-32 helicopter. To study the operational situation and detention of smuggling on Russian-Polish and Russian-Lithuanian border was attracted by a specially trained squadron.
Screening groups are now planted directly into river and sea vessels. Ka-32 helicopter is highly maneuverable, landing he needed a small Playground. According to the pilots the best altitude for such flights is 100 metres away. You can see in detail everything that happens on earth, in case you need to quickly decline, and to arrest. Well seen a large number of trucks waiting to cross the border and control strips. In order not to leave traces, smugglers frequently unload goods directly in front of the border.
Then the box being moved accomplices through the control strip. Cigarettes remain the most common smuggling on the Kaliningrad border. Shady business is built on the difference of tobacco prices in Russia and Europe. He brings millions in profits. Then forward the smuggling and on the water. Often the illegal cargo is transported through the checkpoints, hiding in cars. In one of the cars was found 7.5 thousand packs of cigarettes. Caches do in the gas tanks, wheels, fuel tanks cut out for this, the bottom of the car. Very often hidden the cigarettes find specially trained dogs. At the border they are looking for drugs and amber. Customs officers plan to use dogs not only at the checkpoints.