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2006-04-17 02:05:00

MOSCOW (Reuters) - British adventurer Karl Bushby is to appeal against a court order deporting him from Russia and wrecking his plan to walk from South America to Britain, the Interfax news agency reported on Monday. The court in the remote eastern Chukotka region ruled laast week that Bushby had broken the law by failing to get a stamp in his passport when he stumbled onto Russian soil after walking from Alaska across the treacherous ice of the Bering Strait. "On Wednesday or...

2006-04-14 04:33:40

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court ruled on Friday that a British man attempting to walk around the world should be deported from Russia for breaking border rules, Russian television reported. Former paratrooper Karl Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer, a U.S. citizen who helped Bushby cross the Bering Strait, will be deported from Russia and will have to pay a fine of 2,000 roubles, the court in the remote Chukotka peninsula ruled. The two men were detained on April 1 in the freezing wilds...

2006-04-14 04:50:00

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW -- A court in Russia's remote far east ruled on Friday that a Briton trying to walk 36,000 miles around the world should be deported for breaking border rules. Former paratrooper Karl Bushby was detained on April 1 in the freezing wilds of the Chukotka peninsula after walking across the frozen Bering Strait between Russia and Alaska in the United States. The court in the settlement of Lavrentiya fined Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer, an American who helped him cross the...

2006-04-05 06:31:33

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Briton attempting to walk around the world is stuck in Russia's far northeast waiting for permission to continue after being detained for crossing the border illegally, an embassy spokesman said on Wednesday. Former paratrooper Karl Bushby and fellow U.S. traveler Dimitri Kieffer were stopped on April 1 on the remote Chukotka peninsula. They had made a perilous two-week journey across the Bering Strait -- a sea ice bridge between Russia and Alaska. "Karl is being...

2006-04-04 07:40:41

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Briton attempting to complete an unbroken walk around the world has been detained by Russian border guards after crossing the frozen Bering Strait, officials said on Tuesday. Former paratrooper Karl Bushby was stopped with American Dimitri Kieffer on April 1 on the remote Chukotka peninsula after a perilous two-week journey across the ice bridge between Russia and Alaska. "The two foreigners were spotted and detained by border guards," RIA news agency quoted...