Baku. 5 August. REPORT.AZ/ Russian customs officers detained medium tank T-34-85 made in 1945 which illegally tried to export from Russia to Kazakhstan.
Report informs referring to the BBC, the tank was found on the platform of a train at a border checkpoint "Kartaly."
"The tank being transported through the territory of Russia, was found by border guard during the inspection of the train heading through the Russian-Kazakh border," stated by FSB of the Chelyabinsk region.
Tank was out of order. According to experts the market price of the tank is about 2 million rubles.
A criminal investigation into the attempts to smuggle cultural property is underway, said the FSB, adding, however, that the owner of the tank is not specified.
In May, a similar incident occurred at the Belarusian border.Then the guards stopped an attempt to import of T-34 tank from Latvia.