The investigation established that officials of the bodies exercising control over compliance with tax legislation, starting from 2017 to the present, have created an illegal mechanism for the illegal formation of a tax credit for VAT by “risky” and “transit” enterprises by conducting non-commodity transactions and replacing the range of goods. In particular, members of an organized group with the participation of the farm “S.Yu. Agrarian, Lavatera-1 LLC, Eco Production LLC, Cryptotorg LLC, a tax credit is illegally formed in the interests of enterprises in the real sector of the economy.
One of the “clients” of illegal services, according to investigators, are PJSC Pologovsky Oil Extraction Plant and Sanoil-Trading LLC. It should be noted that the ultimate owners of PJSC Pologovsky Oil Extraction Plant, which owns the Slavia oil trademark, through the company Von Zass ag are Leonid and Svetlana Novikov.
Now Leonid has a registration in Cyprus in the city of Paphos, and Svetlana in England. Until recently they were Russian. Leonid Novikov in 2015 was the head of the Belgorod Regional Duma from the Kremlin's Just Russia party. In Russia, he owns the Slavia Chernozemye agricultural holding. On the eve of the invasion, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in January 2022 granted Leonid Novikov permission to acquire shares in the Cypriot company AgroEurotrade Limited, registered in the same Paphos as Novikov himself.
This company is connected by control relations of a number of Ukrainian companies : «Slavia Trading House, a subsidiary of Escort-Agro with foreign investment, a subsidiary of Sangrant Plus with foreign investment, Bio-Rost LLC. Also, according to the AMCU, Novikov controls Solnechnye Semyon Plus LLC, Bio-Agro LLC, Sanoil-Trading LLC, Slavia TV and Radio Company LLC.
It should be noted that in June, gunners 43- The 1st and 45th brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the composition of ammunition and fuel of the occupation forces of Russia on the territory of the Pologovsky Oil Extraction Plant.