The U.S. government’s early release of the convicted for espionage former employee of Vnesheconombank


A former employee of Vnesheconombank Eugene Buryakov, who was convicted in the U.S. for involvement in a spy network at 30 months of prison, get parole, and then will be deported to Russia. About this CBS News said a source at Immigration and customs enforcement (ICE), the United States and confirmed by the Director of communications of the North-Eastern division ICE Khalil walls.

According to TV channel, who got acquainted with the documents of the Federal prison Bureau, the reason for this decision of the American authorities was the good behavior of the prisoner. The Russians, the source said, will be released on Saturday, April 1.

The representative of the ICE in comments to the TV channel confirmed that Buryakov would take under his wing immediately after his release.

“He [Evgeny Buryakov. —] will be released into the custody of ICE after his release from prison in Elkton (Ohio). The details of his return (in Russia) will be agreed in the near future. For security reasons, we cannot name the exact date of release,” — said the Director of communications of the North-Eastern division ICE Khalil walls.

The employee of the new York office of Vnesheconombank Eugene Buryakov was arrested in January 2015. According to us prosecutors, the banker together with two Russian diplomats collected economic information of special importance on potential U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and the advances in the development of alternative energy sources in the period from 2012 to 2015.

In March 2016, the Russians admitted their guilt that intentionally did not register as a foreign agent to conceal his true activities in the United States.

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