In Moscow, the FSB detained the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, journalist Ivan Safronov. This was announced by telegram channel “Open media” , citing a source in the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“Adviser to the head of “Roscosmos”, the former journalist of “Kommersant” and “Vedomosti” Ivan Safronov was really arrested this morning by law enforcement, said the “Open media” a source close to the leadership of the Ministry of internal Affairs. What claims to the Advisor to the head of “Roscosmos” in question, the source is not specified”, – is spoken in the edition message in Telegram.
The press service of the Roscosmos confirmed the detention Safronov. It is reported that he was charged under article 275 of the Criminal code (treason).
“At the moment investigative measures. The state Corporation “Roscosmos” render every assistance to the investigating authorities. Detention Safronova does not concern the current work in the state Corporation “Roscosmos”, – stated in the message.
Safronov was appointed Advisor to the General Director “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin in may 2020. In a new place Safronov had to deal with the alignment of information policy “Roskosmos” and the members of the state Corporation enterprises.
In my last job, the journalist had been covering the activities of military and military-technical cooperation, issues of the military-industrial complex and space industry.
The Agency RBC writes that of the “Kommersant” Safronov left after the scandal with the article about the possible resignation of the head of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. In the Scenarios material called untrue.