Bribery suspected of several high-ranking employees of rocket-space Corporation “Energy”, all of them give grateful evidences. The head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, was instructed to have the investigation assistance
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The main investigatory management of investigatory Committee on Moscow region identified in the rocket-space Corporation “Energy” suspected of receiving bribes. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Roscosmos.
Investigators raided the Corporation and interrogated its employees. The suspects give a confession, said the company.
Rogozin asked the Accounts chamber to check the enterprises of Roskosmos
“Roskosmos” recalled the appeal of its Director General Dmitry Rogozin in the chamber with the requirement to carry out additional checks of financial and economic activities of RSC Energia and assured that they intend to stop corruption and other financial crimes in their institutions.
Rogozin informed about the detention of his subordinates and instructed to maximally facilitate the investigation, said the press service. The measure the court will have to elect on Monday, August 20.
RBC asked for comment by the official representative of GSU SK of Russia across Moscow region Olga Brady.
Kudrin told about the violations revealed in the “Roskosmos” at 760 billion rubles.
At the end of June Dmitry Rogozin has asked audit chamber to check the enterprises of rocket-space industry. Prior to that, head of Department Alexey Kudrin has informed that for last year the audit chamber revealed financial violations in the amount of 1,865 trillion, and 40% of these violations (760 bln) fell on the “Roscosmos”.
After the order Rogozin checks were held in RSC “Energia”, which is engaged in the development and production of rockets “Soyuz” and the space truck “Progress”. In early July this unit of goskorporatsii was replaced by the head Vladimir Solntsev, who worked on a post of the General Director of “Energy” in 2014, wrote a letter of resignation at own will.
Reshuffle after joining Roskosmos, Rogozin has occurred in other structures of the Corporation, for example, TsENKI (managing spaceports), JSC “GLONASS” (the operator of the system), and NPO Lavochkin.