Representatives of the Federal drug control service has accused special services of Ukraine, led by the West, planned actions aimed at anesthesia of the Russian youth. Ukrainians firmly occupy the second place in incidence in Russia of drug-related crimes. However, some experts accuse the Federal drug control service in populism, noting that on the background of loud statements, the work of the office raises questions.
Ukrainian drug trafficking
The head of the Federal drug control service Viktor Ivanov said on Thursday that the citizens of Ukraine firmly in second place among foreigners according to the number committed in Russia drug-related crimes. First Tajiks – but their participation certainly does not cause so many issues because there is Afghan drug trafficking, etc.
“In the past year 60% increase in the number of detentions for narkosbyta citizens of Ukraine” – quoted Ivanov RIA “Novosti”.
Moreover, in his opinion, the Ukrainian drug dealers align their activities with the policy of rejection of Russia as a state: “Clearly, this criminal activity of our neighbours is not only explained by the prospects of getting excess profit from exports to Russia, but political preferences of Ukraine in General, in the world,” says Ivanov.
He added that in the past year were more likely to detain suppliers of drugs: “Recorded a 30% increase in the number of detainees for the wholesale supply of drugs to foreign citizens and almost half of Russian citizens originating from foreign countries,” he said.
Each fourth of liquidated last year communities to sell drugs or organized abroad, or had within the structure of a foreign operation, said the head of the service.
The Federal drug control service expects a burst of activity from drug traffickers ahead of the elections to the state Duma in September, said in his turn first Deputy head of the investigative Department of the Ministry Sergey Mozalev. “In the upcoming September elections to the State Duma can become a significant catalyst for such criminal activity destructive forces. In these areas we will work seriously,” he said.
He also belongs to another loud statement: “According to our data, supervised by the West Ukrainian intelligence agencies use the criminal matrix of drug trafficking, conducting anti-Russian activities planned, to provide anesthesia to our young people, the formation of anti-state and anti-social sentiments,” said Mosalem, reports “Interfax”.
The representative of the Federal drug control service said that at present the Ukrainian vector of the impact on the drug situation in Russia is one of the important along with the Afghan drug threat.
“At the end of the year the Federal drug control service initiated a major anti-drug RAID “Cayman”. In addition to our service in it was attended by the Central apparatus of the FSB, the interior Ministry, the Federal migration service. The result is information on the more than 560 Ukrainians who arrived in Russia in 2015. A fixed amount of operations on their Bank cards exceeded 290 million rubles, revealed the facts of use of these cards abroad, seized 217 kg of controlled substances, more than 13 kg of heroin, 10 kilograms of synthetics”, – quotes the words Mosaleva TASS.
More cases and fewer statements