Russia detains drunk Latvians on lake bordering Estonia

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The Russian border guard on July 9 detained three drunk Latvian citizens, who did not carry IDs, for violating the border between Estonia and Russia on Lake Lämmijärv, reported ERR

The border guards reportedly spotted the motor boat of the three men--there is no mention of any dog--crossing the temporary control line between Estonia and Russia at 7:42 p.m. on July 9.

The Russian officials detained the three Latvian citizens in the boat on Lake Lämmijärv moving towards the Russian side.

They were reportedly drunk and did not carry identification, spokespeople for the South prefecture of the Estonian Police and Border Guard said.

An Estonian border patrol received the three men, aged 23, 33, and 35 from their Russian colleagues on July 10.

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