This November, Russian borderguards in Tajikistan have detained over 60 trespassers and border regime violators. The press service of the Russian Frontier Group in Tajikistan reports that 12 attempts to trespass the state border have been thwarted over the period. Frontier units have engaged in 6 shoot-outs with armed border trespassers and have 4 times gone under rifle fire, the press service noted. Russian borderguards confiscated some 220 kilograms of drugs, including 160 kilograms of heroin, and discovered 5 recesses containing drugs and ammunition. Since the beginning of humanitarian aid deliveries from Tajikistan to Afghanistan, November 14, which were part of the UN World Food Programme, Russian borderguards have let out 13 humanitarian convoys, that is 374 motor vehicles, the press service of the Russian Frontier Group in Tajikistan added.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea