Paison resigned after searches in “Roskosmos” in the case of treason :: Policy :: RBC

The head of the analytical center of the structure of the Corporation filed on the next day after searches at his office. According to sources RBC, investigations were conducted in the case of leakage of data on hypersonic weapon Russia

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Director of research and analytical center of the United rocket and space Corporation (URSC, is included in “Roscosmos”) Dmitry Payson wrote a letter of resignation. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the head of the press service of the Roscosmos, Vladimir Ustimenko.

“Yes. Will leave the post since the beginning of August,” he said.

To the question about the future of the center, the representative of state Corporation has not responded. “I can’t say about this I have no information,” he said.

Volodya added, “Roskosmos” has not yet received any notification about the planned interrogation of the current or former management of the Corporation or within its structure of institutions and organizations.

“Everything is in the conduct of the investigation Department [of the FSB], and it decides with whom to talk. Such information is not allowed. If they need to talk from the former or present leadership, we will provide them maximum support,” he added.

In conversation with TASS Director of the press service said that at present he is on vacation and will be released only in early August.

FSB discovered the data breach on Russian hypersonic weapons to the West


On Friday, July 20, at the Central research Institute of machine building (TsNIIMash) and the United rocket and space Corporation were searched. Investigative actions conducted by the FSB. According to sources, “Kommersant”, the searches took place in the Cabinet of Payson. The reason is a possible leak of data classified as “top secret” on the development of a new Russian hypersonic weapons Western intelligence agencies.

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RBC source in law enforcement bodies pointed out that the FSB in July carried out an inspection of “Roskosmos” upon disclosure of information that constitutes a state secret (on grounds of article 283 of the criminal code). The interlocutor of “Kommersant” stressed that the leak came from the staff of the Institute, with which Payson was in close contact. Also, the source pointed out that the raids took place and even article 275 of the criminal code (high treason).

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Dmitry Paison said yesterday RBC that it should not be mentioned in the context of the criminal case on gosizmena and transfer of confidential data about the newest Russian armaments to the West.

According to “Kommersant”, Paison could be one of the defendants in the case. The source of “Interfax” in the industry, in turn, noted that the head of the research and analytical center were not yet filed charges. “Perhaps it will be determined the status of a valuable witness,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

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