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Global Contagion Report – Ukrspecexport

Country: Kazakhstan

Company Involved: Ukrspecexport

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Defense

Official Involved: Major General Almaz Asenov, former head of Defense Ministry’s Armament Department

Enforcement Action: Judgement

Summary: Maj. Gen. Almaz Asenov was sentenced to 11 years in prison in addition to confiscation of property for accepting $200,000 in bribes from two employees of Ukraine’s arms exporter Ukrspecexport. Asnov was reportedly paid by Oleksandr Shkoliarenko and Oleksandr Khrulev to favor the award of contracts by the Defense Ministry. The two employees of Ukrspecexport were sentenced to six years in prison.

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