CEO in charge of Russian Vostochny space center construction gets prison
Additionally, the court ordered Rodionov to pay 1.7 million rubles ($27,000) to Dalspetsstroy, the company in charge of the space center construction.
The court and investigation found that in July 2013, Director General of Dobrostroy Rodionov and Dalspetsstroy signed a construction contract for conducting a range of building and installation works at the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
According to court papers, between October and November 2013, Dalspetsstroy Construction Department’s branch transferred 2.7 million rubles ($42,300) to Dobrostroy. However, the contractor has accounted for less than 1 million rubles.
The court held that Rodionov has embezzled the entrusted money and caused damage to Dalspetsstroy amounting to1.7 million rubles. ■
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