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Voice of America: Ukraine investigates smuggling tunnel

Aug. 25, 2012 00:02
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Officials from the Ukrainian Security Service have found an underground tunnel leading over the Ukrainian-Slovak border in the village of Mali Selmentsi, Uzhgorod district, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine.
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 BUDAPEST, Hungary — Ukrainian authorities have launched an investigation into a tunnel network running from its border into neighboring Slovakia, a member of the European Union.   There has been mounting international concern that organized crime groups from the former Soviet Union smuggle people, weapons, drugs, cigarettes and other goods into the European Union. 

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