Altai customs have revealed the dangerous souvenir in the Luggage of a tourist

International air border crossing point Airport Barnaul officials of the Altai customs during the customs control in the accompanied baggage of one of the passengers, who arrived from Thailand, was discovered a metal object that is shaped like shuriken. The subject was withdrawn and directed on examination.

According to the conclusion of the customs expert this item is soricina and relates to the cold throwing weapons piercing-cutting action. In accordance with the Decision of the Board Eurasian economic Commission of 21 April 2015 № 30 “About measures of non-tariff regulation” suriken are the items prohibited for import into the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU). In addition, under paragraph 1 of article 6 of the Federal law of 13 December 1996 № 150-FZ “About the weapon” the turnover on the territory of the Russian Federation is prohibited.

On this fact concerning the offender criminal case concerning an administrative offense under article 16.3 of the Russian code of administrative offences (failure to comply with bans and restrictions), conducted an administrative investigation.

This year as a result of customs control of baggage of passengers of international flights, officials of the customs post of the Airport of Barnaul, Altai customs office has opened 11 cases of administrative offences (up) in connection with non-Declaration or false Declaration of goods, as well as prohibitions and restrictions. Objects of administrative offenses were the objects of control of CITES corals untreated, regulated products (tubers of exotic plants), alcohol in excess of 3 liters for an adult passenger, and knuckles acquired by citizens on vacation as a souvenir.

– When purchasing Souvenirs abroad, you need to remember that they can be on the list prohibited to import on the territory of the EAEU goods, and may be prohibited for export in the destination country, – says the head of the customs post of the Airport of Barnaul, Vitaly Peladow. – When crossing the border you have questions, answers are available at the information stands of the customs post of the Airport of Barnaul and on the official website of FCS of Russia.

On the website of the FCS of Russia ( in the section “individuals” you can get acquainted with the customs rules of moving goods for individuals.

“Trust” Altai customs: (3852) 242 517.

Reference: the Order of movement and allowance for personal use established by the Decision of the Council of the Eurasian economic Commission dated 20.12.2017 No. 107 “On certain issues related to goods for personal use”.

Marina Yuzhakova,

press Secretary of the Altai customs / таможенный брокер челябинск