A Mongolian couple on holiday in Russia have been robbed. The incident took place on 15th February at 03.00 am on the highway from Ulan-Ude to Kyakhta in the Republic of Buryatia near the village of Khurumsha on the main road to Mongolia. A representative of the Buryat Interior Ministry said that “Five armed robbers wearing face masks took RUB 80,000 (USD 1000) from the Mongolian couple”. The criminals tied the pair up and threatened their victims with the weapon, took the money and then made their escape in a white car. The Buryat media said the police are working hard to find the robbers, who possibly went to Ulan-Ude.