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Russian sailors - not guilty

October 11 2005

Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over the decision of Australian authorities, calling it a fast and fair. Russian sailors, along with other crew members of fishing boat "Taruman, who was walking under the Cambodian flag, were arrested on September 6 in the 200-mile economic zone of Australia. Inspectors rybkontrolya found on a ship of 130 tons of illegally caught fish. The Russians were engaged only in maintenance of the ship. After the arrest they were placed in a special immigration center until all the circumstances of the incident. During the investigation of the Russians was not charged with any wrongdoing. Australian court convicted of poaching only captain Tarumana "and his assistant. They face fines of up to 40 thousand dollars, the agency Interfax.

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