A former director general of the Main Military Works Department №9, Mikhail Kalinin, suspected in receiving a bribe during the construction of Vostochny Cosmodrome has been arrested in the Krasnoyarsk region.
According to local media, the ex-director of the construction enterprise is accused of receiving a bribe in the amount of 10 million rubles at the space port construction carried out the Amur region, Russia. A court ruled to take him into custody.
Investigation believe that Kalinin demanded from a businessman in the city of Krasnoyarsk 4 million rubles for the assistance in concluding a subcontract for construction work at the Vostochny Cosmodrome. The second criminal case against Kalinin is related to the embezzlement of 10 million rubles for the spaceport’s construction.
By now, Kalinin’s property is seized.