Cablegate: Extrancheck: Post-Shipment Verification:
DE RUEHMO #1952 1911101
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 091101Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8942
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC
UNCLAS MOSCOW 001952
USDOC FOR 532/OEA/M.HAMES/L.RITTER
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:
GOLDEN EAST-SIBERIA, MOSCOW, RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. NLR
REFTEL: USDOC 04057
1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export
2. Reftel 1 requested a Post-shipment verification to
determine the legitimacy and reliability of the end-
user, Golden East-Siberia, Moscow, Russia. The company
is listed on BIS license application: NLR as the
ultimate consignee of One (1) magnetometer (G-856AX)
tripod kit and accessories. ECCN 0X000. Controlled
for anti-terrorism reasons. The exporter is
Geometrics, 2190 Fortune Drive, San Jose, CA 95131.
3. On July 3, 2008, Export Control Attach Peter
Liston and LES Political Specialist Boris Karasyov
conducted the requested post-shipment verification
with AGT Systems, 24 Smolnaya Street, Moscow, Russia.
The export control team met with Victor Ovcharuk,
Director. AGT Systems was the Intermediate Consignee
for reftel commodity although they were not listed as
such on cable.
4. NOTE: The Export Control Team advises that Gold
(Golden) East-Siberia, the Ultimate Consignee/End-
User, is not located in Moscow. Gold East-Siberia is
located in the Buryat Republic, Mui District, Taksimo
(village), 2A Vitimskaya Street, near the Russian
border with Mongolia. The General Director is S.V.
Paulshok, telephone no. +7-30-132-55-243.
5. According to Victor Ovcharuk, Gold East-Mongolia, a
company that Ovcharuk has had a long history of
cooperative business ventures, asked AGT Systems to
supply their sister company, Gold East-Siberia, with
two (2) magnetometers for operations at their mines in
Irkutsk City, Russia. Gold East-Mongolia is a Russian
owned company that was established in Mongolia.
Ovcharuk provided the Export Control Team with a copy
of the purchase contract between his company AGT
Systems and Gold East-Siberia dated April 22, 2007.
6. Victor Ovcharuk is a Geophysicist by trade and
worked for more than 20 years for the Soviet State
owned company AEROGEOPHYSICS (www.agpru.com).
Ovcharuk left AEROGEOPHYSICS in 1998 and began a
series of cooperative business ventures with several
Canadian companies relating to mining activities
before establishing his own business, AGT Systems.
7. Recommendations: Post cannot recommend Gold East-
Siberia, Buryat Republic, Mui District, Russia as
reliable recipients of sensitive U.S. origin
commodities at this time.