Latest Border Guard Service of Russia Stories

2006-04-04 02:09:21

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An American and a Briton, who said they were traveling from South America to Britain, have been detained by Russian border guards after crossing the Bering Strait, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday. The travelers, whose names were not given, were detained on April 1 in the remote northern peninsula of Chukotka after crossing from Alaska. "The two foreigners were spotted and detained by border guards," said Andrei Orlov, a spokesman for the North-Eastern...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.