Russia seizes 699kg of cocaine bound for EU
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Russia seizes 699kg of cocaine bound for EU

Two Colombian nationals, and an EU citizen, carried the wholesale batch of drugs worth more than 2.5 billion rubles ($31 million) to Russia.

The drugs were stored in a Moscow warehouse, the FSB said in a statement.

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The suspects planned to smuggle part of the cocaine to an EU country and sell the remaining part in Russia, the agency said.

FSB has launched a criminal case against the three drug dealers, who are in custody.

They face up to 20 years in prison in accordance with Russian legislation.


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