06MOSCOW12481, EXTRANCHECK: PRE-LICENSE CHECK: LE MONTI MR.

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06MOSCOW12481 2006-11-17 11:15 2011-08-30 01:44 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Moscow

VZCZCXYZ0007
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #2481 3211115
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 171115Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 5198
RHFJUSC/HQS US CUSTOMS SERVICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 012481 
 
SIPDIS 
 
USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/DMUSLU 
USDOC FOR 3150/USFCS/OIO/CEENIS/MCOSTA 
USDOC FOR 532/OEE/MO'BRIEN 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC RS
SUBJECT: EXTRANCHECK: PRE-LICENSE CHECK: LE MONTI MR. 
EVGENY MIRMOVICH, MOSCOW, RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. D364335 
 
REFTEL: USDOC 05892 
 
 
1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided 
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export 
Administration Act. 
 
2. Reftel requested a Pre-license check to determine 
the legitimacy and reliability of the end-user, Le 
Monti Mr. Evgeny Mirmovich, Moscow, Russia. The 
company is listed on BIS license application D364335 
as the ultimate consignee of a vehicle armored 360 
degree to level N.I.J. III. These items are controlled 
for national security reasons under ECCN 9A018. The 
licensee is CSI Armoring, 8693 NW 70th St., Miami, FL 
33166. 
 
3. On November 14, 2006, Export Control Attache Donald 
Pearce and FSN Natalya Shipitsina conducted the 
requested pre-license check at the offices of Le Monti 
Trading House Company (LeMonti), Moscow, Russia. The 
export control team met with Evgeny Mirmovich, Deputy 
General Director. 
 
4. LeMonti was founded in 1989 as a distributor for 
clothing made in China.  In fourteen years, the 
company had expanded to a network of stores in Russia 
and the CIS, and an international presence with a New 
York procurement office and a catalogue sales program. 
The company employs 279, and owns the headquarters 
office building and warehouse where the meeting was 
held.  Mr. Mirmovich provided copies of the company 
prospectus in English, and copies of the incorporation 
documents and operating license in Russian.  These 
items are available from post upon request. 
 
5. The armored Cadillac Escalade will be used 
primarily by the General Director, Mr. Nikolay 
Ivanovich Kruglikov.  The company will use the vehicle 
as part of the protective security detail afforded Mr. 
Kruglikov as a senior officer.  When not in use, the 
vehicle will be stored in a rented space at the Kosmos 
Hotel, with 24-hour security.  Two drivers will be 
authorized to operate the vehicle, and will work a 
two-days on/two days off schedule.  The vehicle will 
also be used occasionally to transport currency and 
valuables.  The vehicle will only be used in Russia, 
and no resale or transfer is anticipated. 
 
6. Recommendations: Post recommends Le Monti / Mr. 
Evgeny Mirmovich, Moscow, Russia, as reliable 
recipients of sensitive U.S. origin commodities. It is 
requested that post be notified of final disposition 
of the application, and of any shipments for this 
organization in order to conduct appropriate FCS 
follow-up and statistical reporting. 
(FCS MOSCOW/SBOZEK/DPEARCE) 
BURNS

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