Originally Posted by Pate
It not Russian mafia is the West Ukraine a mafia. They, have communications in Europe, they agree with owners of motorcycles and for small money take away them. They have enough time what to leave Europe. The insurance company pays for a motorcycle. All are happy. It in Ukraine very developed business. A large number of offers of motorcycles at the low price without documents. In Russia it isn't present.
Yes agree - in Kiev, the biker we met (Alex) told us that between a third and half the motorcycles in Ukraine are stolen and without papers.