Italian PM Matteo Renzi says to file resignation request later on MondayWorld December 05, 4:37
Moscow not seen as possible host of Eurovision 2017 song contest - mediaSociety & Culture December 04, 22:22
Et-Tell in Damascus Province fully controlled by Syrian governmentWorld December 04, 21:46
Mirziyoyev campaign office says he is winning presidential elections in UzbekistanWorld December 04, 21:40
Preliminary results of Uzbekistan’s presidential polls to be announced on December 5 - CECWorld December 04, 21:28
Putin expresses condolences over fatal road accident in Khanty-Mansyisk autonomous areaSociety & Culture December 04, 20:20
Emergencies ministry confirms death of 12 people in road accident near Khanty-MansyiskSociety & Culture December 04, 17:04
Fidel Castro buried in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 16:50
Cuban revolution in pictures: Early years of Fidel CastroWorld December 04, 16:49
ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 21, /ITAR-TASS/. Unidentified gunmen have attacked another checkpoint on the border with Ukraine and a group of Ukrainian border guards asked Russia for shelter from chasers, the spokesman for the Rostov Region’s border guard service, Vasily Malayev, told ITAR-TASS.
“Unidentified gunmen have attacked the Donetsk (Russia)-Izvarino (Ukraine) checkpoint. At about 22:30 Moscow time Ukrainian border guards from Izvarino came to the Donetsk border checkpoint to seek protection from gunmen who had been chasing them. Some of the Ukrainian border guards were injured,” he said.
After receiving first aid the Ukrainian border guards were taken to the nearest medical establishment in Donetsk, the Rostov Region.
Earlier on Friday there was an armed incident at another checkpoint. Malayev told Itar-Tass there was a clash between people’s militia and Ukrainian troops and National Guard in the area of the Dolzhansky checkpoint on Ukraine’s border with the Rostov Region. The incident occurred at 18.40 Moscow time. Mortar fire from Ukraine damaged buildings, engineering facilities and supply links of the Russian border checkpoint Novoshakhtinsk. A Russian customs officer was injured, a spokesman for Russia’s Southern Customs Department said. He is in grave condition. The checkpoint’s operation was paused.