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

KFI concluded a cooperation agreement with the international company “JTI Ukraine”

03 December 2018

In an effort to completely eliminate the illegal trade in tobacco products in Ukraine, Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise represented by Director Oleksandr Ruvin and the international company JTI Ukraine represented by the General Director Paul Holloway signed a cooperation agreement.

Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of KFI, Nataliia Nestor, Deputy Director, and Serhii Naumenko, Senior Researcher, met with Gintautas Dirgela, Corporate Affairs and Communication Director at JTI Ukraine, and Andriy Doronin, Anti-illicit trade operations manager security at JTI Ukraine.

The signing of the agreement between the parties will facilitate the establishment and development of constructive cooperation as an important component of the efforts of the state, business and the expert community in countering the illegal production and smuggling of tobacco products into the customs territory of Ukraine, as well as their illicit trafficking in Ukraine.

The parties will promote the use of joint efforts to improve the level and quality of expert research within the framework of pre-trial investigations and trials on the facts of illegal production of tobacco products, treatment of illegally manufactured and/or illegally imported tobacco products into the customs territory of Ukraine.

The conclusion of a cooperation agreement also provides for the creation of a joint working group of representatives of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise and experts of JTI Ukraine, holding seminars, meetings, round tables and other scientific events on topical issues of tobacco research.




Київський науково-дослідний інститут 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