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Security service detains engineer who sold secrets of Ukrainian armored vehicles to Asia

Ex-engineer from Kharkiv design bureau agreed on the cooperation with the foreign machine-building company when he visited one of the Eastern Asian countries
12:35, 9 January 2019

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The officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have exposed the ex-worker of one of the research institutes of Kharkiv in the illicit cooperation with the foreign military company as SBU reported.

According to the security service, a former engineer from design studio agreed on the cooperation with a foreign machine-building company when he visited one of the Eastern Asian countries.

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A man provided the foreigner with the consultations on the development and construction of particular components of military armored vehicles for a payment. In accordance with the Ukrainian legislation, the technical support in the military and technical sphere should be provided only with the authorization of the State service of export control of Ukraine.

A criminal proceeding due to the violation of the order of the international pass of the goods, which should be checked by State Export Control, was opened against the engineer, who sold the secrets of the Ukrainian armored vehicles to Asia. A man can be fined from 100 up to 200 times the individual income of the citizens and the restriction of freedom up to three years.

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