Alexander Lukanin
Date of inci­dent: September 30, 2020
Type of vio­la­tion: arrest, sen­tence to 7.5 years in a max­i­mum secu­ri­ty prison
Institution: Tomsk State University

Summary: On September 30, 2020, 64-year-old sci­en­tist Alexander Lukanin was detained on sus­pi­cion of trans­fer­ring cer­tain tech­nolo­gies to China.
On October 20, 2022, the Tomsk Regional Court found physi­cist Alexander Lukanin guilty of trea­son (Article 275 of the Criminal Code). Taking into account Article 64 of the Criminal Code, which pro­vides for the impo­si­tion of a more lenient pun­ish­ment than pro­vid­ed, he was sen­tenced to 7,5 years in a max­i­mum secu­ri­ty prison and restric­tion of free­dom for two years.

Sources: Meduza, The Moscow Times, Interfax