Yuri Askin, former CEO of NII KP, a branch of United rocket and space Corporation, not only fled from Russia abroad, but may have taken away state secrets.
The journalists of “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” do not exclude that Jaskin could be familiar with many documents and developments in the field of electronic navigation systems.
NII KP in the developments used with GLONASS. And employees of the Institute were involved with the creation of the ISS, “Range” and “Soyuz – Kourou”. Moreover, Jaskin could be acquainted with the policy of import substitution in the aerospace industry.
Journalists suggest that the fugitive could be aware of the information leak which is undesirable for the Russian space Agency.
Roskosmos confirmed the dismissal Yaskina, and in his place appointed Alexey Shashkov.