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Aide to Russian space chief held on treason charges

Written by  Monday, 06 July 2020 11:02
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Moscow (AFP) July 7, 2020
A former journalist and aide to the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos was detained on Tuesday on treason charges, the agency said. Roscomos said a probe was under way and that it was "fully cooperating with the investigative authorities". The agency said in a statement that the detention of Ivan Safronov in Moscow was not related to his employment at Roscosmos where he began work

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