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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...
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...
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