Customs officers together with the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) confiscated from 50-year-old citizen of the country early printed book "the Apostle" of the XVII century, which he tried to export to the Russian Federation, informs management of the State fiscal service in the Kharkiv region.
"on Wednesday, as a result of mutual operations employees of the Kharkov customs State customs service, SBU and border guards at the checkpoint "Pletenivka" (Kharkiv region) was discovered an ancient Book – Cyrillic old-printed "Apostle" of the XVII century ", – quotes the letter of the RIA " Novosti ". According to the Agency, the citizen of Ukraine tried to illegally take the book, hiding it in personal things. On this fact the Protocol was made in accordance with the Customs code of Ukraine " contraband ". The book passed the police forces, is expected to appoint her expertise. Remember, a copy of the book "Apostle" by Ivan Fedorov, printed in 1574 in Lviv, went missing on may 10 from the Department of early printed books National library of Ukraine Vernadsky. The print edition GLANCE, spoke in detail about the incident and the value of the stolen rarity.