Expert estimates smuggling in Ukraine at US$12 bln annually The scale of the smuggling problem is especially obvious in the Ukrainian border areas.
12:55, 05 June 2020
Zelensky says smugglers ready to "rock" Ukraine for another two to three years Authorities must "break their spine", Zelensky believes.
23:20, 03 June 2020
Reuters: Ukrainian man in wetsuit arrested after smuggling surgical masks into Romania Ukraine has forbidden the export of medical masks to bolster domestic supplies.
17:59, 19 March 2020
SBU backs reintroducing criminal liability for smuggling Over the past six months, law enforcers seized smuggled good worth UAH 140 million, while 29 people were brought to responsibility by court.
10:40, 05 March 2020
Ukrainian border guards prevent smuggling of over 3,600 medical face masks to Romania (Photo) Perpetrators fled the scene.
12:40, 04 March 2020
Batch of cocaine from Latin America busted at Odesa seaport (Photo, video) An estimated cost of the batch on the "black market" is more than UAH 90 million (US$3.6 million).
16:00, 02 March 2020
SBU foils attempt to smuggle to Russia part of Mi24 strike helicopter The perpetrator turned out to be a resident of the occupied part of Luhansk region.
20:30, 11 February 2020
Ukraine's HACC extends preventive measure against "godfather of smuggling" Alperin He is obliged to wear an ankle monitor until March 23.
15:32, 24 January 2020
Security operatives in Ukraine foil attempt to smuggle Su25 fighter jet components to Russia The parts had been stolen from Ukrainian military bases, the investigation says.
18:40, 18 December 2019
Polish border guards detain two Ukrainians for amber smuggling Over 103 kilograms of amber worth about EUR 50,000 and 4,000 packs of cigarettes worth EUR 13,000 have been seized.
13:20, 15 December 2019
Ukraine's SBU prevents smuggling of military aircraft components into Russia Offenders, using forged shipping documents, illegally registered military aircraft units at the customs and cargo warehouse of Kyiv International Airport.
20:59, 13 December 2019
SBU seizes Japanese artifacts smuggled into Ukraine (Photo) The batch is worth nearly USD300,000, the agency reports.
21:20, 02 December 2019
'Smuggler boss' from Odesa Alperin detained, waiting for notice of suspicion NABU confirmed Aplerin's detention.
20:25, 27 November 2019
Antigraft watchdog has seven customs officials in custody on corruption, organized crime charges Detainees have not yet been served suspicion notices.
15:40, 26 November 2019
SBU nabs smugglers supplying combat aircraft spare parts to Russia (Photo) During the raid, the organizer of the scheme resisted arrest and even tried to open fire at the SWAT unit.
19:30, 06 November 2019
Ukraine PM vows reshuffles in regional customs offices to eliminate smuggling At the same time, he noted as another key issue embezzlement of funds allocated by foreign donors for the construction of new checkpoints.
14:00, 28 October 2019
Ukraine customs reveal over 2 tonnes of smuggled food in bus on border with Poland (Photo) Reports on violation of customs rules have been issued.
16:01, 20 October 2019
Goods worth US$10 bln smuggled into Ukraine every year – experts About 50-70% of all equipment in some categories of goods was imported and sold illegally, according the EBA Committee's estimates.
16:40, 08 October 2019
PM Honcharuk: Only joint efforts can prevent smuggling in Ukraine The official earlier said Ukraine would quickly overcome corruption and bring order to natural monopolies.
11:22, 01 October 2019