Wednesday, May 17 2017 23:05 EEST
Ukraine
Police opens investigation upon smuggling Stradivari’s violin
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Ukraine’s Border Guard and the police stopped the 51-years old citizen of Makiivka who carried the ancient musical instrument without relevant documents. According to the local police of Mariinka opened the investigation as the press service of the National Police of Ukraine reports.

The law enforcements figured out that a man’s friend gave the violin to him to bring to Donetsk for the restoration. However, he had no relevant documents for the violin.

The confiscated violin is sent for examination according to which the legal decision will be made.

Ukraine's Board Guard seized the 18th century violin from a driver who tried to illegally cross the division line in Donbas and make it to the occupied Donetsk. The incident took place at Mariinka checkpoint.

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