The Governor of the Transcarpathian region Gennady Moskal informs that the main supplier of cigarettes, trafficked abroad, is Lviv tobacco factory, in the field, there are additional Posts of officers and other law enforcement agencies to combat smuggling.
Ukrainian authorities said the battle against smuggling in the Transcarpathian region after the "Right sector" July eleven arranged in Mukachevo shooting with the police. The reason for shooting in the "Right sector" has called the battle against smuggling. In the field recently changed the leader - he was the former head of the Luhansk region Gennady Moskal - as well as the Directors of the districts and local law enforcement. On July 17 in the area confiscated a record amount of smuggled cigarettes estimated 1, 5 million euros.
"Being searched for illegal wholesale stores, where he bought up quantities of cigarettes for further smuggling. The results of the searches are summarised and will be announced later, but already we can say that the main supplier of cigarettes, which are then illegally crossed over the border, was Lviv tobacco factory ", - informs Moskal on your personal Internet office on Wednesday.
The Governor informs that in order to strengthen the fight against smuggling over the border along the Carpathians on all 4 passes, leading to a region exposed Positions from the customs officers, border guards, interior Ministry, SBU and fiscal service." Posts will not be allowed delivery to Transcarpathia wholesale quantities of cigarettes (including without tax stamps) or counterfeit alcoholic beverages, and from Transcarpathia - the export of roundwood, " - said Moskal.
according to him, some selected cigarettes - Belarusian, which points to the fact that in Chernihiv oblast on the border with Belarus there is a "window" for smugglers.