Armenian Ministry of Internal Affairs: Mironov arrested by US request
The Armenian police confirmed that the Russian citizen Sergei Mironov was detained at the request of the American side.
"On August 26, at 16:20 pm (15:20 pm, Moscow time), officers of the main anti-organize crime department of the Armenian police and the Yerevan International Airport Zvarnots transit police detained at the airport Russian citizen Sergei Mironov, 30," the police report says.
He "is internationally wanted by the US law enforcement agencies since March 2016 for crimes punishable under several articles of the Criminal Code" of that country, the police said. The charges are a preliminary consent to violate the law on weapons’ export, attempted violation of the law on weapons control, prior consent to money laundering and money laundering, TASS reports.