The media learned about the shortage of 7 billion by the end of the first stage of the Eastern

To complete the construction of the first stage of Vostochny cosmodrome to the Federal Agency for special construction (Spetsstroy) is not enough to about 7 billion rubles, reports “Kommersant” with reference to sources involved in the construction.

As it became known publication, in early July, a senior official of the Agency told the leadership of the state Corporation “Roscosmos” about the lack of money to complete the construction, and noted that additional funding would not be amiss.

This information “Kommersant” confirmed a member of the government. “The size of the additionally requested funds is estimated at RUB 7 billion In the state was shocked: at first I thought that this was some kind of joke,” he said. According to him, soon about the situation reported in charge of construction Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who “cheered” the news. “There will be a big debriefing”, — concluded the interlocutor of the edition.

As of may 13 for the construction of the primary facilities of the East was spent 84 billion rubles, “Kommersant”. The first phase of the spaceport includes the construction of 20 objects that need to be delivered to the customer until October 31.