“Ukroboronprom” has bought 20 Russian engines for APC at an inflated price – media

Subsidiary enterprise “Ukroboronprom”, “Ukrinmash” bought 20 Russian engines for Ukrainian BTR-80 at an inflated price. The purchase took place not directly but through the Moldovan intermediary firms.

This is stated in the investigation Slasti.Nfo.

According to journalists, the Ukrainian-Moldovan company bought at the Russian KAMAZ plant 20 engines and two trucks brought them to Moldova. These engines had been resold to another Moldovan company “Autoprezent”, this firm resold the third German, and then the engines were sold in Ukraine.

“Ukrinmash” bought the engine for 15 thousand dollars per unit. The reporters found that in the Moldova components were ready to sell not more than 10 thousand euros, including VAT.

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In the story it says that after one of the founders of the companies-intermediaries – Moldovan firm “APROTEHPRO” – associated with the brothers Babenko, which are part of the inner circle of the former people’s Deputy of “Batkivshchyna” Alexander Oak.

Journalists Slasti.Nfo also note that the work of “Ukroboronprom” is affected by the MP Serhiy Pashinsky, head of the parliamentary Committee on national security and defence. Alexander Dubovoy, a longtime friend Pashinsky. Recently they were seen together, when they came out of the President’s Administration.

Oak says that the supply of engines has nothing to do, and Pashinsky was found by accident. What cases he solved in the presidential Administration, ex-MP refused to speak.

Earlier it was reported that the state company “Ukrinmash” bought track for military vehicles and engines for Russian-made BTR 70. The purchase took place through the British firm “Rion Assets Company LTD”.

According to journalists, the Ukrainian company paid 121 $ 200 for 20 pieces of track (6060 dollars apiece). Russian engines for the Ukrainian APCS was worth 160 thousand dollars for 20 units (8 thousand dollars apiece). The average price for these motors is 2-3 thousand dollars.