TVN24: Tried to enter Ukraine with hundreds of helmets for locals. Threatened with 10 years in prison

  • 28.07.2014
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TVN 24 described the case of Oleg I, the Ukrainian who attempted to carry 551 helmets across the Polish-Ukrainian border, for which he is facing a sentence of up to 10 years.

Polish regulations treat the transport of vests and helmets just as if one was driving a tank – Tomasz Czuwara, spokesman for the Open Dialog Foundation comments. The Foundation, which also delivers humanitarian aid to Ukraine (bulletproof vests, CELOX medi-packs) provided legal assistance to Oleg I.

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