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Cablegate: Extrancheck: Post-Shipment Verification:

VZCZCXYZ0008
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #1162 1161151
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 251151Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7776
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 001162

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/LRITTER
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:
DALSVYAZ, OJSC FAR EAST TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY,
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. D361003

REFTEL: USDOC 09918

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

2. Reftel requested a Post-shipment verification to
determine the legitimacy and reliability of the end-
user, Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East Telecommunication
company, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia. The company
is listed on BIS license application D361003 as the
ultimate consignee of one PRS-4400 Cesium III
technology. These items are controlled for national
security and anti-terrorism reasons under ECCN 3A002.
The licensee is Symmetricom Inc., 2300 Orchard Pkwy.,
San Jose, CA.

3. On April 22, 2008, Export Control Attache Peter
Liston conducted the requested post-shipment
verification with Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East
Telecommunication company, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky,
Russia. The export control team met with Leonid
Mikhailov, Tatiana Sakhno, and Shabanov Igor
Timofeevich, the General Director of Dalsvyaz, OJSC
Far East Telecommunication company.

4 Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East Telecommunication company
is one of the largest telelcommunications companies
operating the Far East of Russia. Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far
East Telecommunication company services the whole
peninsular of Kamchatka, with its base of operations
in Petropovosk-Kamchatsky. Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East
Telecommunication company provides telephone, Internet
and Cable Television services.

5. Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East Telecommunication company
was established approximately 6 years ago and is
wholly government owned. Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far East
Telecommunication company employs approximately 1000
people in three different locations. ECO Liston was
shown the commodity in reftel and found it to be in
full operation and being used for the end use for
which it was licensed. ECO Liston photographed the
PRS-4400 Cesium III in place.

5. Recommendations: Post recommends Dalsvyaz, OJSC Far
East Telecommunication company, Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky, Russia as a reliable recipient of
sensitive U.S. origin commodities.

(FCS MOSCOW/BTHORN/PLISTON)
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