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At Russian observation post

Mr. Kostas Kezenis (right), head of Girenai border cordon and GeoSite's editor (left) at the northern side of the old Soviet - Polish border fence where an old wooden observation was located.

The fence was built by and during the Soviet Union in order to stop Soviet citizens to escape from the country. It still exists because it is too expensive to destroy, and it also helps to reduce the number of asylum seekers to West Europe.


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