Posted 15 июля 2022,, 14:08

Published 15 июля 2022,, 14:08

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Yuri Borisov replaced Dmitry Rogozin as head of Roscosmos

Yuri Borisov replaced Dmitry Rogozin as head of Roscosmos

15 июля 2022, 14:08
Russian President Vladimir Putin, by his order, dismissed Dmitry Rogozin from the post of General Director of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos. At this post, Rogozin was replaced by Yuri Borisov.

The decree on the dismissal of Rogozin from office came into force from the date of signing - today, July 15. By another decree, the head of state appointed Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as head of the state corporation.

Earlier it was reported that Borisov, who oversees the space and defense industry in the Russian government, could replace Rogozin at the head of Roskosmos.

Recall that Rogozin was appointed head of Roscosmos on May 24, 2018.

Borisov is 65 years old, he previously replaced Rogozin as Deputy Prime Minister, and Roskosmos fell under his responsibility. Borisov's powers were expanded by a presidential decree in 2020, when Putin instructed him to supervise as well. Civil industry, and fuel and energy complex. But some of Borisov's powers were removed by the end of the year.