Кyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine announces the publication of the 61st issue of the Interdepartmental Scientific and Methodological collection “Criminalistics and Forensics”. Domestic, scientific, legal, information publication is included in the List of Scientific Professional Editions of Ukraine and it is issued once a year and published in mixed languages: in Ukrainian, Russian and English. It is distributed in the territory of the state and abroad. According to Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of KFI, effective use of the up-to-date achievementsЧитати далі →

According to the legislation of Ukraine, forensic expertise is defined as the expert’s research on the basis of special knowledge, material objects, phenomena and processes that contain information about the circumstances of the case in the proceedings of the bodies of preliminary investigation or court (Article 1 of the Law of Ukraine “On Forensic Expertise” dated 25.02.1994 No. 4038-XII). Different types of expertise are conducted in the expert institutions of Ukraine classified according to the branches of knowledge as provided in the Instruction on the appointment and conductingЧитати далі →

Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine continues to actively develop international cooperation. The experts of the Institute have conducted dozens of examinations jointly with foreign colleagues. According to Oleksandr Ruvin, Director of KFI, the experts of the Institute are involved in the activity of international working groups in various areas of forensic research, including explosives research, firearms research as well as fire and explosion research. The forensic experts of KFI are constantly involved in the work of the international expertЧитати далі →

Experts of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine continue cooperation with representatives of the media. Yurii Irkhin, Head of the Department of Psychological Research of KFI, at the request of journalists of the TV channel “Ukraine” gave a comment on the behavior of people in prison and their adaptive capacities. The expert of KFI analyzed how the isolation from society and constraints in meeting needs affect a person and can facilitate a person’s re-education with strict regulation of behavior andЧитати далі →

Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine is the oldest state expert institution of Ukraine, which has been carrying out tens of thousands of forensic expertise annually by decrees of courts of all levels for more than a century. It also provides a high scientific and methodological level of activities for the investigative bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine the Security Service of Ukraine, authorities of the prosecutor’s office, customs authorities and other institution, whose tasks are carriedЧитати далі →

One of the priority tasks of Ukraine today is legal, scientific and socio-economic support for the creation and development of existing mechanism of the intellectual property protection. The current legislative and regulatory framework in Ukraine provides an effective system of means and methods for protecting rights to intellectual property objects as well as defines the procedure for its implementation. The experts of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise conduct relevant expertise of the objects of intellectual property. Their main task is to determine the features of theЧитати далі →

On July 5, 2017, the Government of the Netherlands announced that the criminal proceeding in the case the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 would be carried out within the national jurisdiction of the Netherlands. The relevant decision was made by the countries of the International Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which includes Belgium, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Malaysia and Australia. A mechanism of guilty people’s accountability for the crime has been developed by the joint efforts as well. «The JIT have now decided that the suspects should beЧитати далі →

To conduct of forensic fire and technical expertise is becoming more difficult. There are many difficulties in the process of research the formation of regulatory legislative base which the experts are solved. Oleksandr Shmereho, the Head of the Department for Labor Protection, Fire and Technical and Electrical Research of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise in the interview with the journalist of “Pozhtekhbezpeka” (meaning “fire-fighting technical safety”) magazine spoke about the peculiarities of conducting forensic expertise and regulatory legislative base that needs to be modernized. Recently theЧитати далі →

Dear colleagues! Congratulations on your professional holyday – Day of Forensic Expert of Ukraine! Inexhaustible energy, vital optimism, prudence and professionalism in you work – this approach ensures your success and prosperity. You follow legality and protection of the rights of human’s and citizen’s rights and freedoms, promote the development of the rule of the law state in the field of forensic expertise. On this festive day I sincerely wish you in the future to keep a high standard of professionalism, good health, family well-being and creative inspiration to realize all your ideas and plans. May happiness and prosperity never leave your home and every day brings only good hope, confidence and success! Let be happy in business and the soul is filled with joy!Читати далі →

Holograms’ expertise has gained popularity in view of their use for the protection securities, documents and goods. Holographic security elements are used as one of the degrees from counterfeiting in combination with printing and other types of protection. Independently they are used in most cases to protect goods’ counterfeiting or as a means of access control (a variety of holographic seals). The experts of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise carry out expertise of the protective elements of the state entrance visas, passports, certificates, plastic payments means,Читати далі →