Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise
03057 City of Kyiv Smolenska Street, 6
Phone number(044) 200-29-10

Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise participated in the meeting of the Provisional Investigatory Commission of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

04 February 2019

Director of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise took part in a meeting of the Provisional Investigatory Commission of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to investigate the facts of theft in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and undermining the state’s defense capability from 2004 to 2017.

Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of KFI, during the meeting told about the main stages of the forensic examination in criminal proceedings No. 42014000000000322.

According to Yurii Lutsenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, in the near future the investigation plans to receive a number of other expert opinions. “Now we are working on obtaining the documents, on the basis of which lists were formed for the so-called surplus property signed by the Minister of Defence. Only in common effort it is possible to assess who was the main generator of this thoughtless destruction of the military potential of the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, noted Yurii Lutsenko in his speech.

As previously reported, the Commission of Experts of KFI conducts research on three blocks of issues:

Organization and creation of the state defense system, construction and development of the Ukrainian Armed Forces during 1991-2014 (investigation of the correspondence of measures on the reformation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (disbanding, reorganization, reduction of the number of government bodies, military formations (institutions), types of Armed Forces) to the real needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to ensure their ability to perform the constitutional tasks of protecting Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity and immunity of Ukraine; the results of the impact of these measures on combat capabilities, combat and mobilization readiness in the level of combat capability of the Armed Forces of Ukraine);

The removal of weapons, military equipment and property from the military structure of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the legality of decision-making by the heads of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine regarding the identification of surplus weapons and military equipment and their implementation (research of decisions of the leadership of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine when forming the state defense order;

Budget support for the operation and maintenance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the activities of officials of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the formation of the state defense order, the development and procurement of weapons and military equipment ( research of problematic issues of budget support of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, construction, preparation, use, maintenance on the daily activities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine).



Київський науково-дослідний інституту судових експертиз

Директор: Рувін Олександр Григорович

Поштова адреса: 03057, м. Київ, вул. Смоленська, 6

Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise

Director: Ruvin Oleksandr

Mailling address: 03057, City of Kyiv Smolenska Street, 6