Former construction CEO involved with Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome arrested on corruption charges

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The former CEO of a construction company involved with Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome has been arrested on corruption charges.

Mikhail Kalinin, who was chief executive of Main Military Construction Office No. 9 until a year ago, was arrested after being charged with accepting a bribe from a subcontractor for work building the launch site in Russia’s Far East.

Kalinin has entered a not guilty plea, but is reportedly willing to cooperate with investigators. [Crime Russia]


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