On the official Internet representation of Gennady Moskal appeared a letter about the fact that the main supplier of cigarettes, which are smuggled from Ukraine is Lviv tobacco factory.
"The results of the searches are summarised and will be announced later, but Already we can say that the main suppliers of cigarettes, which are then illegally crossed over the border, was Lviv tobacco factory, – wrote to the Governor of Transcarpathia.
according to his statement, some taken during the searches of cigarettes were produced in Belarus – this means, on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border in Chernihiv region there is a "window" for smuggling, said Gennady Moskal on its official Internet representation. Transcarpathian Governor assured that 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 importation in Transcarpathia wholesale quantities of cigarettes (including without tax stamps) or counterfeit alcoholic beverages, and from Transcarpathia – export of roundwood ", – the Russian wrote. Remember, he was appointed head of the Transcarpathian region fifteen July. In recent days the situation in the Transcarpathian region is heating up. In this area is thriving smuggling of cigarettes, which, as assumed by most observers, monitors people's choice and the oligarch, former Governor of the region Viktor Baloga. At the same time the Balog is attributed to the sponsorship of the Transcarpathian branch of the "Right sector*" of Transcarpathia, and that is to allow the process of smuggling. Already determined that the redistribution of the contraband cigarette market was the cause of the armed conflict in Mukachevo. Lviv tobacco factory traces its history back to the XVIII century, when in Vynnyky appeared first plant for the processing of tobacco leaf, then they were eliminated by a special decree of the Austrian government – with the subsequent creation of the state tobacco company. In 1980, the production capacity of the factory was 13, 5 billion cigarettes in the decade it was considered the best factories of Ukraine on manufacturing of tobacco products.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"