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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Kyiv 2004)

VZCZCXYZ0021
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #9073 3512007
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 172006Z DEC 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY KYIV PRIORITY 2860

UNCLAS STATE 129073

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV UP
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (KYIV 2004)

REF: KYIV 2004

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidate
nominated to attend the ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING AT LACKLAND
AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS AND NETSAFA INTERNATIONAL TRAINING
CENTER, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA ON 12/30/09 - 05/24/10.

2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the
individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 12/17/2009. Post is
authorized to include the following individual in
USG-funded training:

NAME: NOVIKOV, URII OLEKSYIOVYCH
DOB: 07/06/72 POB: ROVENKY, KYIV REGION, UKRAINE
POSITION: SENIOR OFFICER, MAIN PERSONNEL CENTRE, GENERAL
STAFF,
UKRAINIAN ARMED FORCES (UAF).

3. (U) Post is permitted to provide the following
statement to authorized parties: Embassy verifies that the
Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the individual
identified above, as of 12/17/2009. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) Note that if Post subsequently becomes aware of
possible human rights violations by the individual
listed above, Post should inform the Department and not
proceed with training. Post should refer to the Leahy
Vetting guidance manual for additional assistance.
CLINTON

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