Risk Level:
unknown %

Status:
Risk Alert – Entity in a problematic sector - Sector controlled by the Top Alert entities

Info:
According to a January 2005 letter by Hrihoriy Omelchenko, then a Ukrainian member of parliament (and reported former officer of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU)), an inquiry by the SBU identified Shkinov in connection with a scheme to export 20 nuclear-capable cruise missiles, type X-55 and X-55SM (KH-55/AS-15 Kent and KH-55SM/AS-15B, respectively) from Ukraine;

Ukraine’s prosecutor-general reportedly admitted that 12 such missiles were exported to Iran and 6 to China in 2001;

Iran allegedly also received a KNO-120 ground support system;

According to Omelchenko, Shkinov was the founder and director of the Cyprus company Volgen Trading Ltd.;

According to Omelchenko, V.V. Yevdokimov of Ukraine, who allegedly arranged the missile export to Iran, also arranged (through Volgen Trading) for Ukrainian specialists to visit Iran in 2001-2003 to service the missiles;

According to Omelchenko, the Cypriot authorities investigated Shkinev’s activities pursuant to a request by the SBU;

Also Known As:
G. Shkinev

Involved In:
Missile Weapon Program

Country:
Cyprus

Address:
Cyprus

Reason for the color:
» Arranged 20 nuclear-capable cruise missiles, type X-55 and X-55SM (KH-55/AS-15 Kent and KH-55SM/AS-15B export to Iran;


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We sort entities who are connected with terrorist activities, in two sections, first by risk and second by geolocation.
GeoLocation divisions are divided into two fields, Black List and Gray List.
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We identify risk of entities by COLOR selection, each color marks the risk level of the entity.(by declining order)
 
TOP ALERT
Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities
 
HIGH ALERT
Entities affiliated with Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities.
 
MEDIUM ALERT
Entities sanctioned in the past for Terror or Illicit activities / WMD related / Human rights violations.
 
RISK ALERT
Entities in a problematic sector - Sector controlled by the Top Alert entities.
 
GENERAL ALERT
Legitimate entities - we cannot determine whether an entity is completely green, and that is due to the facts that the Iranian economy is not transparent enough for us. Be sure.