November 19, 2012 09:46
Head of Russian Space Systems Urlichich will be dismissed this week - Popovkin
KOROLYOV, Moscow region. Nov 19 (Interfax-AVN) - The Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has sent a motion to the Economic Development Ministry on the dismissal of Yury Urlichich from the post of general director of Russian Space Systems company following the discovery of instances of misuse of public funds, Roscosmos head Vladimir Popovkin announced at a press conference at mission control near Moscow.
"We have sent documents to the Economic Development Ministry on dismissing Mr. Urlichich from the post of head of Russian Space Systems. I believe all decisions will be made this week," Popovkin said.
He said Roscosmos learned about the misuse of money from state coffers in summer last year.
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