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KIEV, July 19. /TASS/. Activists of Ukraine’s ultra-right organization Right Sector have installed a checkpoint at the border with the unrecognized republic of Transdniestria to "stop contraband."
"A checkpoint has been organized near the settlement of Timkovo in Ukraine’s Odessa region to control the border with Transdniestria and prevent contraband," the Right Sector’s Odessa arm said on its Facebook account on Sunday.
The Right Sector said Ukrainian customs and border officers "were positive about cooperation" with the organization. The radicals said they would not stop and check cars but would exercise public control over the activities of customs officers.
Right Sector was behind a contraband-related scandal in Ukraine’s western Trans-Carpathian region. On Saturday, July 11, gunmen of the Right Sector extremist group, which is banned in Russia, opened fire from small arms on their opponents while discussing the "redistribution of spheres of influence" in Mukachevo. The extremists later opened fire from rifles, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers on police who arrived at the scene. They destroyed several police vehicles and also set on fire a traffic police checkpoint and a petrol station. As a result, three persons were killed and 11 more were wounded. The Right Sector gunmen escaped to the mountains. Prosecutors described the incident as a terrorist attack.