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Zaporizhia region: SBU blocks the RF attempt to receive high-technology military equipment

SBU officials detected attempt of Russian defense companies’ representatives to receive products of one of Zaporizhia enterprises for the needs of the RF defense complex.

The law-enforcers established that Russian secret services designed illegal scheme of goods purchase in our country under the conditions of imposing sanctions by Ukraine for meeting the demands of the RF AF.

The secret service operatives documented that in 2016 the organizers planned to set supplies to Russia of home-produced high-technology military equipment beyond limits determined by the state through Ukrainian commercial entities under the RF citizens’ control.

The dealers intended lawfully purchase dual-use goods and transported products to the aggressor country. According to conclusions of experts, the equipment of Zaporizhia plant in particular, can be used in the military industry.

In due course of searches in the enterprise the samples of duals-use equipment were seized from the involved persons.

The criminal proceeding under Articles 111 and 333 of the Criminal code of Ukraine is initiated.

The priority investigations are under way.  


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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