Director convicted of exporting 6,500m3 of illegal softwood lumber in Buryatia

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August 4, 2020 - Buryatia, Russia

The East Siberian Transport Investigation Department and a court in Buryatia established that in 2017-2018 the General Director of a company illegally exported softwood lumber from Russia in the amount of about 6.5 thousand cubic meters by means of inaccurate declaration. The Director was found guilty of committing crimes related to the purchase, transportation, storage, and smuggling of deliberately illegally harvested timber, on a large scale, as part of an organized group. By a court verdict, she was sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment.

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Director convicted of exporting 6,500m3 of illegal softwood lumber in Buryatia

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