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Russian Air Force Deploys Ka-52 Gunships in Ukraine: Meanwhile, Canadian Woman Pleads Guilty for Sending Electronics for Military Use

ByEditor

Feb 12, 2024
Russian-Canadian pleads guilty to exporting technology to Russia

On October 28, 2022, the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service released a handout photo of a Ka-52 helicopter gunship of the Russian air force firing rockets at an unknown target in Ukraine. The image was taken from video and given credit to the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service and The Associated Press.

In Montreal, a Canadian woman named Kristina Puzyreva pleaded guilty for her involvement in a multimillion-dollar scheme to send electronics to Russia for military use in the war against Ukraine. Puzyreva, who is 32 years old, admitted to money laundering conspiracy for her role in helping to send pieces used in unnamed aerial vehicles (UAVs) and guided missile systems in violation of export and sanctions laws, according to American prosecutors on Monday.

This case highlights the international nature of conflicts and the need for strong export control laws and sanctions to prevent the transfer of technology and materials that could be used in military operations. More information about this case is expected to be released in the future.

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