In the case of bribery in the RSC “Energia” detained the Deputy head of the Corporation :: Policy :: RBC

Charged with attempted fraud investigators presented the Deputy Director structure of the Roscosmos Alexey Beloborodov and his two subordinates. A measure of restraint the court will appoint them on Monday, August 20

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The investigative Committee has detained the Deputy Director General of space-rocket Corporation “Energy” (is engaged in development and manufacture of rockets “Soyuz” and the space truck “Progress”) Alexey Beloborodov and two of his subordinates. About it RBC have informed in a press-Department service.

All three were charged with attempted fraud (part 1 of article 30, part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code). The investigation is conducted with the assistance of the staff of the “P” of the FSB of Russia.

The measure of restraint concerning detainees will be chosen on Monday, August 20, at the meeting of the court.

TFR is found suspected of accepting bribes in the structure of “Roscosmos”


Earlier Roscosmos said that all the detainees give confession. About the detentions, informed the CEO space Corporation Dmitry Rogozin. He instructed to provide maximum assistance to law enforcement in this case.

In June the audit chamber revealed the statistics of violations in the Russian structures and announced that the amount of the revealed financial violations is 1,865 trillion rubles As explained by the head of Department Alexey Kudrin, 40% of all violations (760 bln) falls on the “Roscosmos”. After that Rogozin has addressed in audit chamber with the requirement to conduct additional audits in the aerospace industry.

After moving in, Roskosmos, Rogozin held personnel changes in the structures of the Corporation. So, in early July, the resignation of the General Director of RSC Energia Vladimir Solntsev. The management changed also in the control of the spaceports TsENKI, JSC “GLONASS” and NPO Lavochkin.

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