The Security Service has blocked another six channels of illegal departure to the European Union of citizens of Ukraine of military age.

This was reported to the SBU.

Special operations continued in Kyiv, Volyn, Zhytomyr, Ivano-Frankivsk and Dnipropetrovsk regions. 

Law enforcement officers detained more than 10 organizers of illegal escape channels abroad.

Each of the "evaders" had to pay for departure to the EU from 2 to 6 thousand dollars, depending on the region of residence and the urgency of departure.

The SBU managed to prevent the illegal transfer abroad of more than 100 men.

Investigative actions are currently underway to establish all the circumstances of the offenses and bring the guilty to justice.

Criminal proceedings have been opened for:

  • Art.

    332 (illegal transportation of persons across the state border of Ukraine);

  • Art.

    358 (forgery of documents, seals, stamps and forms, sale or use of forged documents, seals, stamps);

  • Art.

    368 (acceptance of an offer, promise or receipt of an illegal benefit by an official) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

The day before, the SBU conducted searches at customs offices in Kyiv, Lviv, and Chernivtsi regions due to schemes involving the sale of Ukrainian grain.

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