Culprits caught moving fighter jet spare parts from Ukraine to EU.

Open source

Malefactors tried to move spare parts for a fighter plane across Ukraine's border with the EU. The press office of the State Security Service of Ukraine reported that on January 14.

The local residents of Kharkiv region (northeastern Ukraine) illegally purchased the parts (even the used ones) for L-39 fighter-trainer from various vendors. "It is employed by more than 30 countries worldwide. The malefactors brought the parts abroad, concealing them from the customs office and then used them to (...) service the said type of aircraft abroad", reads the message.

The law enforcers detained two men in the customs area of Kharkiv airport. The criminal case has been opened; the investigation is underway.

Related: Two Chinese citizens busted with illegal transportation of amber on Ukrainian border

Last month, Russian frontline bombers performed dangerous maneuvers near U.S. warship as it was approaching the port of Odesa. Two Su-24 frontline bombers and two Su-27 fighter jets reached the US ship and performed a move typical for imitation of an airstrike with the use of cruise missiles.

Related: Russia's cutting-edge stealth fighter jet crashes during test flight

Related news

Eurovision 2020: Results of draw for semifinals of Ukraine’s National Selection.

The semifinals are scheduled for February 8 and 15, and the final will be held on February 22

1 3

«Numbers» co-directed by Sentov, Seitablaiev to premiere at 2020 Berlinale.

Sentsov was released from Russian jail as part of a prisoner exchange on September 7, 2019.

1 2

OSCE to pay maximum attention to building sustainable peace in Donbas – Rama.

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Edi Rama has said that the organization will pay maximum attention to changing the situation and building sustainable peace in Donbas, the press service of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said.

2

Zelensky congratulates Ukrainians on Unity Day

The issue of unity is of concern to every Ukrainian, the president says.

1 4

Zelensky congratulates Ukrainians on National Unity Day.

The feeling of national unity is reached via common traditions, culture and religion, as well as values, the President said

1 4

By continuing to browse World News (UAZMI), you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of cookies