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[Lithuania] Update: Russians capture cigarette-smuggling drone

Russian border guards near Kaliningrad “detained” a low-flying drone entering the country from Lithuania last week. According to a spokesperson for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), it wasn’t on a spy mission—it was smuggling cigarettes.
Ars Technica (blog)
added May 16, 2014 22:42

Lithuanian drone detained in Russia last week was used for cigarette smuggling

A Lithuanian self-made drone detained in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region last week was used for smuggling cigarettes into Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev, the press service chief of the Kaliningrad border department of the Russian Federal Security service
TASS (ru)
added May 15, 2014 22:59

[Lithuania, Russia] Diver smuggling 27,000 cigarette packs across lake nabbed on border

The border patrol in Russia's exclave region of Kalinigrad has detained a resident from the small town of Nesterov, who was attempting to smuggle 27,000 packs of cigarettes across Lake Vishtynetskoye into Lithuania, a regional representative of the Feder
Moscow News Weekly (ru)
added Aug 16, 2013 22:51

Lithuania plans to join UN protocol against illicit tobacco trade

Lithuania would thus join the Protocol on the Elimination of the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, which supplements the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and take part in the creation of a global tracking and tracing sy
Lithuania Tribune (lt)
added Jun 14, 2013 17:44

[Europe, Lithuania, Russia] Fuelling the fires of the illicit trade in tobacco

Last week, Alison Cooper, the chief executive at John Player Special and Rizla manufacturer Imperial Tobacco, said there were "increasing levels of illicit trade" in Europe, which was hurting the FTSE 100 group's sales. Big tobacco is highlighting the i
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:05

Lithuania: stricter labeling of tobacco products may encourage smuggling in EU

Klaipeda County Employers Association criticizes new tobacco directives adopted by the European Commission (EC). Newly approved regulations aim to impose more stringent rules of tobacco production and presentation, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:34

[Lithuania, Russia] Stubbing out Kaliningrad's illicit cigarette trade

In spite of the installation of increasingly sophisticated surveillance equipment, Lithuanian authorities are still struggling to eradicate a highly lucrative cross-border traffic in cigarettes with the neighbouring Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. Their (fr)
added Sep 27, 2012 08:59

[Russia] Lithuania’s Boy Smugglers Go Back to Class

The numbers say that fewer children are skipping school to help with the illegal trade.
Transitions Online
added Jun 3, 2012 23:15

Lithuania's top smuggling item in 2011 – Belarusian cigarettes

The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 3, 2012 00:00

[Lithuania] Lietuva in brief - 2012-01-19

Baltic Times (lv)
added Jan 19, 2012 00:00
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