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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Pre-License End-Use Check

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KYIV FOR MARGARET BULA-DUANE

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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050104685


1. This is an Action Request. See paragraphs 2 - 4.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests Post's assistance in conducting
a pre-license check on license 050104685 for the export of
rifles to Ukraine. Post is requested to complete this Blue
Lantern check within 30 days. Lack of response to a Blue
Lantern check will affect pending and future licenses
involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for Request: The Department's Bureau of European
and Eurasian Affiars (EUM/UMB) requests a Blue Lantern check
to establish the bona fides of unfamiliar end-user Europa Arm
Sport.

4. Action Request: Post is requested to establish the bona
fides of the end-user by making appropriate inquires to
representatives of Europa Arm Sport. The following questions
have been included for guidance:

--When was the company established and who are its principals?

--What types of organizations are among its typical customers
and where are the customers located? Does the company have
an established customer base?

--Does the company keep proper, detailed records of its sales
and customers?

--Will the company be handling or storing the items listed on
the application? If so, does it have secure facilities and
proper security procedures for handling these USML items?

--Does the company understand the restrictions on United
States Munitions List (USML) items, especially the
prohibition against unauthorized re-transfers and re-exports?

In its reply, Post may also comment on any other information
pertinent to these transactions such as security of
facilities, end-use, and concerns about the entities involved.

5. Details of license applications:

DTC Case: 050104685

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

90 Lever Action Centerfire Rifles, Model 336

65 Lever Action Centerfire Rifles, Model 444

105 Lever Action Centerfire Rifles, Model 39A

205 Bolt Action Rimfire Rifles, Generic Models 980, 981, 982,
983, 925, 915, and 917

445 Semi-Automatic Rimfire Rifles, Generic Models 60, 70, 795

600 Minor Parts and Components for Rifles

License Value: USD $241,340

SELLER:

Marlin Firearms Co.
100 Kenna Drive
North Haven, CT 06473

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

Private Enterprise "FAMA"
8, Boulevard Lepse Apt 403
03067 Kiev-067
Ukraine

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Same as End-User

FOREIGN END-USER:

Europa Arm Sport
7 Boulevard Druzhby Naradov Off. 106
01042 Kiev-42
Ukraine
Tel: (044) 529-8381
(044) 529-9522

PURPOSE:

For commercial resale in Ukraine

6. Submitted in support of the license application were the
following documents (PM/DTCC will fax documentation to Posts
upon request):

DSP-83 signed by Grunskene Larisa (Europa Arm Sport) dated
04/15/2008 and Lauren Benedetto dated 05/2044/2008

Import Permit no. 001812 Issued by the Department of Social
Security signed by VO Medvid dated 03/21/2008

Purchase Order from Europa Arm Sport signed by (illegible) no
date.

7. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. POC is Kyle M. Ballard, Phone:
202-663-1929; Email: BallardKM@state.gov; SIPRNET:
BallardKM@state.sgov.gov. The Blue Lantern Guidebook (ref) is
available as a PDF file in the Bunche Library's E-Book
Collection on the DOS Intranet:
http://virtuallibrary.state.gov/
BlueLanternGuidebook2006%2520 final .pdf

8. Department is grateful for Post's assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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