In the case of treason in the space sector arrested a second suspect

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In the case of high treason, committed in the space industry, perhaps there is another suspect. On Monday, July 23, reports “Interfax” referring to a source familiar with the situation.

“In addition to Victor Kudryavtsev, in fact, may be at least one other detainee. According to preliminary information, it elected a measure of restraint in form of detention,” — said the source news Agency.

A source in the “United rocket and space Corporation” (ACCD) announced that after the searches at the enterprises of Roskosmos, was detained a few people.

On Friday, July 20, the investigative team, the FSB conducted a series of searches in the offices of the staff of the Central research Institute of machine building (TsNIIMash), and also in the office of the Director of research and analytical center ORCH Dmitry Payson. A criminal case under article “treason” (article 275 of the criminal code), since we are talking about the leak abroad of top secret data about hypersonic developments of Russian military-industrial complex. The main suspect is a 74-year-old researcher of the Institute of Viktor Kudryavtsev. In a press-service of the Roscosmos confirmed his arrest.

Roskosmos also said that the events that became the basis of the criminal case, occurred in 2013.

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