The head of the construction organization of the Vostochny space centre sentenced to 3.5 years

BLAGOVESHCHENSK, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. The head of the Contracting organization LLC “Dobrostroy” employed in the construction of the Eastern spaceport in the Amur region, was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for theft in especially large size, informs a press-service of the Annunciation city court.

In July 2013, the General Director of LLC “Dobrostroy” Rodionov “Dalspetsstroy” signed the contract on execution of construction and installation works at the spaceport. Speech in the agreement went on to work in industrial construction and maintenance base East.

In total, according to court documents, from October to November 2013 branch of construction management “Dalspetsstroy” listed “Dobrotoy” 2.7 million rubles, of which the contractor reported in less than 1 million.

The court found that in the period Rodionov “deliberately, from mercenary motives… appropriated, kidnapped entrusted to him the cash, what caused the FSUE” GOOSSEN “Dalspetsstroy” at Spetsstroy Russia” particularly large material damage in the amount of 1.7 million rubles, having stolen money resources at own discretion”.

The head of a contractor was sentenced to three years and six months of penal colony and the penalty in favor of “Dalspetsstroy” of 1.7 million rubles.

The Vostochny cosmodrome is being built near the city of Tsiolkovsky (formerly the village of Uglegorsk) in the Amur region in 2012. He will become the first national cosmodrome of civilian purposes and will ensure independent access of Russia into space. Historic first launch of the carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” with the East with three satellites was successfully completed on April 28.

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