According to RIA Novosti, the Greek coast guard reported that a yacht under the Turkish flag had run aground on Tinos the day before.

There was a foreign passenger on board.

According to preliminary data, the yacht was stolen in the Turkish city of Chesme on January 19.

“The embassy is actively involved in this issue.

We are in contact with the coast guard and police of the island of Tinos.

We find out all the circumstances of the incident.

Representatives of local authorities verbally confirmed the detention of a Russian citizen born in 1988 for attempting to illegally cross the border, ”the Russian embassy said.

The department has not yet received a formal written notification, "the issue is in the legal plane," they added.