In Simferopol, occupied by the Russian Federation, the police detained a man who smuggled medicines across the "administrative border" from mainland Ukraine, - Krym.Realii reports.
It is reported that the local police detained a 39-year-old man as a result of operative actions, in whose car 262 packages of unregistered drugs were found and seized.
"The approximate cost of the seized drugs is about $7 thousand", - the message said.
The news outlet reported that the so-called "head" of occupation administration of the Crimea Sergey Aksyonov said on August 18, during a meeting of the operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus, that there was a shortage of 339 drugs in the Crimea.
Earlier, Russian authorities urged the Crimeans not to buy drugs from the mainland of Ukraine in conditions of a shortage of drugs.