Date: 6 days ago   Category: Society

The Kremlin commented on business of the Russian developer of video games arrested in the USA


The Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on business of the Russian developer of video games Oleg Tyshchenko arrested in the USA on suspicion of a plot against the United States and violation of the rules of export of weapon.

according to the official, the Russian side will watch closely observance of the rights of the Russian in the USA after arrest, the official said. Earlier in Embassy of Russia in Washington said that see in criminal case signs of provocation from intelligence agencies - Peskov expressed concern about it. It is quoted by the Interfax agency.

the Russian was detained in Georgia in 2018 and extradited to the United States. Before arrest it worked as the developer in the game company Eagle Dynamics known for the aviation simulators, including - the popular Digital Combat Simulator, Lock On and Digital Combat Simulator series. The project of the developer in which the player operates modern aeromechanics are known for the increased level of realism and meticulous reproduction of details. 2011 it bought

B at an Internet auction the instruction for pilots and the operation manual on the American F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter. Export of such materials to Russia is forbidden. In 2016 it was in absentia accused for this purchase on five points of SShchA at once, including of conspiracy against the country, attempt of smuggling and violation of the law on control of export of arms, tells the Meduza edition.

After Tyshchenko's extradition charges are officially brought. It is in prison in the State of Utah, it is protected by the lawyer to destination. He does not admit the guilt. He is threatened by more than 10 years of prison. The colleague Tyshchenko in a conversation with "Jellyfish" called the 42-year-old Russian the "plane geek" who is constantly buying office documentation to the aircraft equipment. One of the former colleagues of the developer says that sometimes he spent for documentation to planes all spare cash. In Eagle Dynamics where Tyshchenko worked about 15 years, said that Tyshchenko upon purchase of the instruction "acted in the personal interests". There noted that it has no relation to development of computer F-16 model which is going to be added to their game Digital Combat Simulator. According to messages of game magazines, except development of commercial aviasimulators, Eagle Dynamics worked on exercise machines for the Russian Ministry of Defence.

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