SBU exposed the export of classified documentation on space research

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine exposed in Kharkiv illegal export to a country in East Asia documentation for military products. About it on January 17, reported the press service of the SBU.

A local resident, a former employee of one of the leading research institutions of the Kharkov region, in the course of foreign travel gave to the representatives of the foreign Institute and documentation for space imaging, and also helped with the development and testing of the satellite with a highly sensitive thermal imager for space surveillance.

«According to experts, this device is military and used to locate objects in space, including Intercontinental ballistic missiles. In accordance with the Ukrainian legislation, such technical documentation and the provision of services subject to state export control, and should be undertaken with the permission of the relevant service», – reported in SBU.

On this fact openly criminal proceedings under part 1 of article 333 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The pretrial investigation proceeds.

We will remind, in November of 2016, the staff of SBU I blocked the channel of deliveries to Russia of dual-use goods and military goods, in particular of spare parts for military aircraft and submarines.

SBU exposed the export of classified documentation on space research 18.01.2017

Январь 18th, 2017 by
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