More Russian Space Officials Fired and Arrested

Eric Berger, for Ars Technica, with a translated report on the most recent instances of a long line of firings and worse within the Russian space industry:

Most recently, on November 27, Russian media reported that Rogozin fired the leader of the Center for Exploitation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure, which administers all of Russiaโ€™s spaceports.

Earlier this month, Rogozin also fired Vladimir Zhuk, chief engineer of the center that administers Russian spaceports. According to Russian media reports, Zhuk was then arrested for abusing his authority in signing off on water supply contracts.

Depressing state of affairs over in Russia. Make sure you read Ericโ€™s article for the list of which officials have been fired, arrested, or both.