Ukrainian police have tied eleven people related to the production of counterfeit alcohol, said 1st Deputy head of State fiscal service of Ukraine Sergey Bilan.
"citizens are working around the clock because they understand how important it is to promptly remove all that was brought for sale to the public. Has caught eleven people related to the illegal manufacture and distribution of counterfeit alcoholic beverages ", ? quotes his words RIA " Novosti ". According to his statement, while documenting the activities of underground shop on manufacture of counterfeit alcohol in Kharkov from illegal turnover seized 4 thousand liters of technical alcohol. Also blocked the channel of delivery of methyl alcohol for illegal production of counterfeit drugs seized from illegal turnover of 23 tons of technical liquids containing methanol. The state service for food safety issues and protection of the customers stated that the number of deaths resulting from the consumption of surrogate alcohol in Ukraine as of Thursday morning is 51, was 104 cases of poisoning. Messages about alcohol poisoning began to arrive on September 21, poisonings and deaths is recorded in the Kharkiv region and Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, and Zhytomyr regions. As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, it is possible that there is a direct link between the poisoning and the catastrophic state of the Ukrainian economy.