Active Measures

Активные Мероприятия | Aktivnyye Meropriyatiya: Agent-operational measures aimed at exerting useful influence on aspects of the political life of a target country which are of interest, its foreign policy, the solution of international problems, misleading the adversary, undermining and weakening his positions, the disruption of his hostile plans, and the achievement of other aims. (Mitrokhin, Vasili (2013-01-11). KGB Lexicon: The Soviet Intelligence Officers Handbook (p. 13). Taylor and Francis. Kindle Edition.)

United States vs Karpenko et al

Published: 2016 October 07

Federal law enforcement officers have arrested and unsealed their case against Dmitrii Aleksandrovich Karpenko (AKA Simon Fox), Alexey Krutilin (AKA David Powell), and Alexey Barysheff. This in relation to front companies established by Barysheff in Brooklyn, New York, as cover for a scheme to purchase and illegally export sensitive electronics to Russia (sometimes via Finland, other times directly). Barysheff is Russian born with dual Russian and United States citizenship. Karpenko and Krutilin are citizens of the Russian Federation. The front companies were Brooklyn Spectra & UIP Techno ( and respectively). Read the criminal complaint.