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Peskov commented on Rogozin's exception from SAC - RIA Novosti, 12.10.2018


Dmitry Peskov. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 12 Oct — RIA Novosti. The exception of the head of Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin of the State Anti-Drug Committee (SADC) is not connected with accident of "Union", the Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Песков.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Filippov told journalists to Pass into an image bank Rogozin told about accident of "Union" The day before the head of state the decree changed the list of departments which heads are presented in SAC: the place of the head of Roskosmos was taken by the head of Rosmolodezh. "It (accident — an edition), of course, is not connected" — Peskov told, answering a question whether there is a communication between events. On Thursday there was an accident, the first in the history of modern Russia, in the piloted astronautics. The carrier rocket "Union-FG" could not bring the Union of MS-10 spaceship with new crew of the ISS to an orbit, but astronauts managed to be evacuated in the rescue capsule to Earth. Members of a mission of the ISS-57/58 Russian Alexey Ovchinin and American Nick Haig did not suffer. The situation is investigated by the special commission of Roskosmos. Before clarification of the reasons of state of emergency it is decided to suspend all piloted start-up to the International Space Station which are now carried out only from Baikonur Cosmodrome and only on Russian "Unions". The Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov hoped that NASA "with understanding will treat this situation".

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