After the 2014 coup, Ukraine has become the land of opportunities. The Kiev regime and new ‘democratic businessmen’ are now able to not only sell the country’s resources and sovereignty, but also launch various small business projects that as we know are the core of any ‘market economy’.
Just recently, a channel for smuggling Soviet air defense systems was exposed in Ukraine. The security service of Ukraine exposed the scheme of illegal import into the country of three Soviet anti-aircraft missile systems S-125 for more than 110 million hryvnia (approx. $4 million).
This was reported in the press service of the SBU.
“According to preliminary data, representatives of a domestic commercial enterprise in the defense industry have organized an illegal scheme for importing weapons without paying mandatory payments to the state budget. The defendants illegally applied a preference for the alleged import of products for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
To do this, they entered inaccurate information in the customs declaration during customs clearance of the goods. Also, for the illegal transportation of products across the state border, the businessmen used the details of an affiliated company with signs of fictitiousness, registered in one of the European countries,” the SBU statement said.
The ministry stressed that smuggling caused damage to the budget of Ukraine for more than 20 million hryvnia ($705,000).
The SBU also added that the anti-aircraft missile systems did not get into the army – they were stored on the territory of one of the company’s logistics bases in the Kiev region, in order to subsequently be sold abroad.
“During searches in office, production and warehouse premises, as well as at the addresses of the defendants, law enforcement officers found documents, computer equipment, electronic media and other items confirming illegal activities,” the department noted, adding that at the moment pre-trial investigation continues.
The entire situation with the exposure of this ‘illegal scheme’ seems pretty strange as such developments have appeared among the main achievements of the Ukrainian Revolution of Dignity (the Maidan coup in 2014). It is most likely that the democratic activists involved in the S-125 sales just forgot to share the revenue with their government partners. Therefore, the optimal decision for any new business projects will be just to not forget to coordinate their efforts with government structures. Kiev has been successfully selling its territory for foreign bases, provides a place for pseudo-church organizations promoting the globalist agenda (like the new ‘independent’ Orthodox Church of Ukraine) and helping corporations to loot resources and economy. No surprise, Ukraine’s best friends in the United States, the United Kingdom and even smaller players like he Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople continue their active actions in the field. The potential of for new projects aimed at destroying the country and turning it into fodder resources for new and old pro-globalist/neo-liberal structures is unprecedented.
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