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Cablegate: Extrancheck: Post-Shipment Verification:

VZCZCXYZ0018
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #4264 2420926
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 300926Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3431
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 004264

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/DMUSLU
USDOC FOR 3150/USFCS/OIO/CEENIS/MCOSTA
USDOC FOR 532/OEE/MO'BRIEN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC RS
SUBJECT: EXTRANCHECK: POST-SHIPMENT VERIFICATION:
KAMENSK-URALSKY CITY ADMINISTRATION, KAMENSK-URALSKY,
RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. D362161


1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export
Administration Act.

2. Reftel 1 requested a Post-shipment verification to
determine the legitimacy and reliability of the end-
user, Kamensk-Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk-
Uralsky, Russia. The company is listed on BIS license
application D362161 as the ultimate consignee of a
spectrometer, Air Sentry-IMS ion mobility gas
analyzer. This item is controlled for national
security and regional stability reasons under ECCN
2B351. The licensee is Particle Measuring Systems
Inc., 5475 Airport Blvd., Boulder, CO 80301.

3. On August 21, 2007, Export Control Attache Donald
Pearce and FSN Natalya Shipitsina conducted the
requested post-shipment verification with Kamensk-
Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky and
Center of Ecological Monitoring and Control (CEMC),
Yekaterinburg, Russia. The export control team met
with Aleksandr Yeremin, Director of Sverdlovsk
Regional State Organization "Center of Ecological
Monitoring and Control" Yekaterinburg and Elena
Pshinitsina, Head of Ecology Department of Kamensk-
Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky.

4. The CEMC was founded in February, 2001 as the
official environmental monitoring and reporting
service for the region. The organization has no
commercial activities, and works only on government
tasks. The principal activity of CEMC is the analysis
of environmental conditions in the region, and annual
reporting of the environmental conditions and their
potential impact on health. The organization employs
116, and is headquartered in Yekaterineburg with
personnel and equipment deployed throughout the
region.

5. The commodity in reftel is utilized to monitor the
level of Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) present in ambient air
samples in the city of Kamensk-Uralsk, a city located
approximately 40 km East of Yekaterineburg. The city
is home to eight industrial factories and metal works.

6. The team was shown a Molecular Analytics Air
Sentry IMS HF analyzer, serial number 1188AN, which is
rack-mounted with similar equipment in a monitoring
shack. The shack is located on a hill approximately
2km from the city center in a small field adjacent to
a multi-story housing complex. Only two specialists
have access to the shack. The shack has a motion-
sensor electronic security system that is monitored by
the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Russian acronym MVD)
Militsia, who will respond in the case of unauthorized
entry. NOTE: MVD Militsia is the principal law
enforcement organization in the Russian Federation.
END NOTE. Mr. Yeremin and Ms. Pshinitsina are familiar
with the conditions of the license.

7. Recommendations: Post recommends Kamensk-Uralsky
City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky and Sverdlovsk
Regional State Organization "Center of Ecological
monitoring and control" Yekaterinburg, Russia as
reliable recipients of sensitive U.S. origin
commodities.
(FCS MOSCOW/SBOZEK/DPEARCE)
BURNS

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