SBU prevented an attempt by Russian companies to buy military equipment for the Zaporozhye enterprise

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine prevented attempt of the representatives of the Russian military-industrial companies to buy products one of the Zaporizhzhya enterprises and defense complex of the Russian Federation. About it reported in a press-service SBU.

“The dealers were going to legally purchase dual-use goods to the companies-residents and to transport products to the aggressor country. In the opinion of the relevant experts, the equipment industry, in particular, could be used in the military industry”, – stated in the message.

Law enforcement authorities established that in the conditions imposed by Ukraine of sanctions to ensure the needs of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation military products in the Russian secret services illegally have developed a mechanism of procurement of goods in Ukraine.

The Ministry added that in 2016 via Ukrainian commercial structures controlled by Russian citizens, the organizers planned to start deliveries to Russia of high-tech equipment of domestic production to bypass certain government restrictions.

It is noted that during searches in the enterprise and the defendants seized samples of dual-use equipment, which are directed on examination. Open criminal proceedings according to article 111 and 333 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Carry out Prime investigative actions.