Disclosed the details of the arrest of a scientist on charges of treason in the “Roskosmos”


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Employee of the head of the scientific enterprise “Roscosmos” Central research Institute of machine building (TsNIIMash), who was arrested on charges of treason, told the details of his detention. About it writes “Kommersant”.

About the arrest of 74-year-old Victor Kudryavtsev became known on Sunday, July 22. A source in law enforcement bodies has reported that scientist have been indicted in the transmission of one of the countries of NATO classified information about the technologies used in the development of hypersonic aircraft.

According to a member of the Public oversight Commission (POC) of Moscow, Evgenia Enikeeva, detention Kudryavtsev was held in Korolev near Moscow on Friday, July 20. The same day he was taken to Moscow remand prison “Lefortovo” and arrested. 21 July met with him Enikeev. He said that the meeting happened accidentally and lasted 15 minutes.

The scientist could tell that the FSB officers came to his home “neither light nor dawn, rose from the bed and not really even allowed to wear that.” In jail he took home the clothes to disinfect and given a spare, was mirandized and allowed correspondence with relatives. It is known that he suffers from diabetes, however his health does not cause fears. “On the face Kudryavtseva little joy, but complaints from him, including the well-being, no,” said Enikeev.

Kudryavtsev said that the court arrested him for two months. Now the defense has an appointed lawyer, while his family hired a lawyer.

July 20, TsNIIMash and “United rocket and space Corporation” (ORCC) were searched. The FSB believes that the employees of these enterprises passed on to Western intelligence agencies the results of the achievements of the Russian industry in the hypersonic part of the development classified as “top secret”. It was noted that scientists could be doing this at the request of management. Roskosmos said that the investigation will provide any necessary assistance.

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