Accounts Chamber reveals violations for $11.8bn in Roscosmos

Accounts Chamber reveals violations for $11.8bn in Roscosmos
Alexei Kudrin

At the same time, the total amount of violations has almost doubled.

The Accounts Chamber summed up the results of inspections for 2017, 40% of the violations were found at Roscosmos, said Head of the Chamber Alexei Kudrin.

Violations in the space department reached 760 billion rubles ($11.8bn). The staple of disbursements touches upon accounting, formation, and execution of the budget. Criminal cases would be initiated, Kudrin noted.

He added that the total amount of violations revealed last year came to 1 trillion 865 billion, doubling the figures for 2016.

Recall that now the corporation is headed by Dmitry Rogozin, who oversaw the department being Deputy Prime Minister.

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