07MOSCOW4264, EXTRANCHECK: POST-SHIPMENT VERIFICATION:

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07MOSCOW4264 2007-08-30 09:26 2011-08-30 01:44 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Moscow

VZCZCXYZ0018
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #4264 2420926
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 300926Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3431
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 004264 
 
SIPDIS 
 
SIPDIS 
 
USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/DMUSLU 
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: 
KAMENSK-URALSKY CITY ADMINISTRATION, KAMENSK-URALSKY, 
RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. D362161 
 
 
1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided 
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export 
Administration Act. 
 
2. Reftel 1 requested a Post-shipment verification to 
determine the legitimacy and reliability of the end- 
user, Kamensk-Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk- 
Uralsky, Russia. The company is listed on BIS license 
application D362161 as the ultimate consignee of a 
spectrometer, Air Sentry-IMS ion mobility gas 
analyzer.  This item is controlled for national 
security and regional stability reasons under ECCN 
2B351. The licensee is Particle Measuring Systems 
Inc., 5475 Airport Blvd., Boulder, CO 80301. 
 
3. On August 21, 2007, Export Control Attache Donald 
Pearce and FSN Natalya Shipitsina conducted the 
requested post-shipment verification with Kamensk- 
Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky  and 
Center of Ecological Monitoring and Control (CEMC), 
Yekaterinburg, Russia. The export control team met 
with Aleksandr Yeremin, Director of Sverdlovsk 
Regional State Organization "Center of Ecological 
Monitoring and Control" Yekaterinburg and Elena 
Pshinitsina, Head of Ecology Department of Kamensk- 
Uralsky City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky. 
 
4. The CEMC was founded in February, 2001 as the 
official environmental monitoring and reporting 
service for the region.  The organization has no 
commercial activities, and works only on government 
tasks.  The principal activity of CEMC is the analysis 
of environmental conditions in the region, and annual 
reporting of the environmental conditions and their 
potential impact on health.  The organization employs 
116, and is headquartered in Yekaterineburg with 
personnel and equipment deployed throughout the 
region. 
 
5. The commodity in reftel is utilized to monitor the 
level of Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) present in ambient air 
samples in the city of Kamensk-Uralsk, a city located 
approximately 40 km East of Yekaterineburg.  The city 
is home to eight industrial factories and metal works. 
 
6.  The team was shown a Molecular Analytics Air 
Sentry IMS HF analyzer, serial number 1188AN, which is 
rack-mounted with similar equipment in a monitoring 
shack.  The shack is located on a hill approximately 
2km from the city center in a small field adjacent to 
a multi-story housing complex. Only two specialists 
have access to the shack.  The shack has a motion- 
sensor electronic security system that is monitored by 
the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Russian acronym MVD) 
Militsia, who will respond in the case of unauthorized 
entry.  NOTE: MVD Militsia is the principal law 
enforcement organization in the Russian Federation. 
END NOTE. Mr. Yeremin and Ms. Pshinitsina are familiar 
with the conditions of the license. 
 
7. Recommendations: Post recommends Kamensk-Uralsky 
City Administration, Kamensk-Uralsky and Sverdlovsk 
Regional State Organization "Center of Ecological 
monitoring and control" Yekaterinburg, Russia as 
reliable recipients of sensitive U.S. origin 
commodities. 
(FCS MOSCOW/SBOZEK/DPEARCE) 
BURNS

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