Roscosmos to spend $ 265,000 on borsch and board games
In addition, the state corporation will purchase Christmas toys shaped as moon rovers and dark blue capes with the company logo and stars.
Roscosmos will spend 17 million rubles ($ 265,000) to purchase New Year's gifts to its employees. The gifts will include space sets with food and lotto.
“Space sets with food from six tubes will include borsch and pea soup, buckwheat with meat and cod with potatoes,” VSE42.ru writes.
In addition, the state corporation will purchase Christmas toys shaped as moon rovers and dark blue capes with the company logo and stars. For cosmonauts, portable chargers for mobile phones, mugs and sweets will be purchased.
Earlier, Russian president’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that 11 billion rubles ($ 170 million) were stolen during the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome, Nation News reports. In response, the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that people who are involved in corruption schemes are suspended from work on the project.