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The Security Service of Ukraine together with the State Fiscal Service, the police and the State Border Guard Service conducted a special operation, which resulted in seizure of the largest batch of smuggled food since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the SBU.

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"There was an attempt to smuggle 700 tons of food by rail to the territory of Ukraine beyond government's control. The food was hidden in 11 cars under the layer of smelter slag, which was declared in the transport documents. The food was intended for militants of the illegal armed formations," the statement reads.

The criminal proceedings under the Article 258-5 (financing of terrorism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine were open in this regard. Operative investigation measures aimed at bringing the organizers of the smuggling to justice are currently being taken.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n342100