Senior Russian space industry official held over corruption

Moscow (AFP) Oct 23, 2015

A Russian court said Friday it has detained a regional director of renowned space company Energia over corruption in the latest scandal to hit the country’s fraud-plagued space industry.

Vladimir Ryabov, the head of the company’s branch in the city of Samara, on the Volga river, was placed in custody for two months on suspicion of large-scale corruption, a city court told state news agency R —> Read More