Russians in America: US arrests three for exporting military tech to Russia - RFE/RL

17:02 Oct. 7, 2016

US arrests three for exporting military tech to Russia - RFE/RL

GettyImages Photo

Two Russians and a US citizen face up to 25 years in prison and 1 million dollar fine

A U.S. citizen and two Russian nationals were arrested for allegedly exporting sensitive military technology from the United States to Russia, the U.S. Justice Department has said.

Read also: Texas man gets 10 years in US prison for exporting military tech devices to Russia

The department said on October 6 that Alexei Barysheff of New York, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested for illegally exporting controlled technology.

Russian nationals Dmitry Aleksandrovich Karpenko and Aleksei Krutilin, were simultaneously arrested on charges of conspiring with Barysheff.

Read also: Last Russian prisoner in Guantanamo to be released

The government said the three men engaged in a conspiracy to obtain microelectronics from manufacturers and suppliers in the United States and export them to Russia while evading government controls on high-tech exports.

If convicted, the defendants face up to 25 years in prison and a million fine.

Full Story 

comments powered by Disqus


Crime17:45 Dec. 8, 2016
Azarov treasures: a secret flat found
Crime13:15 Dec. 8, 2016
Russian proxies pounded village with heavy artillery and blamed Ukraine
Crime18:01 Dec. 7, 2016
Militants' "gift" for the anniversary of Ukraine's Armed Forces
Crime17:09 Dec. 6, 2016
Fatal police shootout: everyone concerned have been interrogated
Crime16:41 Dec. 6, 2016
How Ukraine documented Putin's piracy in Black Sea (video)
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe