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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOne Ukrainian citizen was apprehended at Silene border control checkpoint after presenting officers stationed there a fake vehicle registration certificate. The 1990-born man has been arrested and put in State Police detention facility, as reported by the State Border Guard.

In total, State Border Guard officials registered 52 violations on the border this Thursday, 3 August.

Aside from the Ukrainian citizen who presented border control officers a fake vehicle registration certificate, a Russian woman travelling from Moscow was apprehended at Riga International Airport after presenting a fake Schengen Zone C-category visa. Because the incident involving the Russian woman did not cause damage serious enough to warrant criminal liability, no criminal process was launched. An administrative penalty was applied and the person returned to their home country.

Entry to Latvia was denied to nine foreigners.

Entry to Latvia was denied to three Belarusian citizens at Terehova, Paternieku and Silene border control checkpoints because they lacked valid visa or residence permit. Two travellers from Moldova were denied entry to Latvia because they did not have life and health insurance. At Grebnev border control checkpoint, entry to Latvia was denied to four citizens of Tajikistan. All of them were returned to their home country.

At the same time, residence permit violations were registered for five foreigners.

Three Russian and two Armenian citizens were apprehended at Terehova, Zilupe and Riga International Airport for violating residents permit requirements (had no valid visa or residence permit) in Schengen Area member states.

While performing immigration control measures, travel or residence permit violations were registered for eight persons – four Russian, three Lithuanian and one Estonian citizen.

For violations in car and boat operations the State Border Guard applied administrative penalties to 19 persons – six Russian, five Latvian, three Belarusian, three Estonian, one Slovakian and one Ukrainian citizen.

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