MOSCOW, March 2 – RIA Novosti. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is conducting investigative actions at the Baikonur cosmodrome after the theft of equipment from the site where the Energia rocket and the Buran spacecraft were launched in the 1980s, RIA Novosti told RIA Novosti the press service of the Center for Operation of Ground Space Infrastructure Facilities (operator of the cosmodromes, included in the ” Roscosmos “).
“All the circumstances, as well as the persons involved in the incident, will be established during the investigation,” – said the interlocutor of RIA Novosti.
So TsENKI commented on the reports of some media that electronics were stolen from the 110th site of the cosmodrome, which has not been operated for 30 years. Traces of the break-in were discovered on February 19.
The cosmodrome is located on the territory of Kazakhstan; Russia, together with the city of Baikonur, is leased by Russia until 2050.