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A Russian man, living in Maryland, was charged on Friday with allegedly taking bribes relating to a contract that involved shipping uranium from Russian warheads to power plants in the United States.

A Russian man, living in Maryland, was charged on Friday with allegedly taking bribes relating to a contract that involved shipping uranium from Russian warheads to power plants in the United States.

According to the Wall Street Journal:

Officials charged Vadim Mikerin, 55, with conspiracy to commit extortion. Three Americans were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud as part of the alleged scheme.

According to a criminal complaint filed in the case, Mr. Mikerin is the general director of the U.S. subsidiary of a Russian firm that sought a contract to transport the radioactive material from disassembled warheads to power plants.

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