Member of «Roscosmos» Payson was a witness in the case of treason

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria at the entrance to the territory of the Central research Institute of mechanical engineering. Archival photo.Member of «Roscosmos» Payson was a witness in the case of treason© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The employee of Roscosmos, Director of research and analytical center of the United rocket and space Corporation Dmitry Payson is in the «case TsNIIMash» as a witness, told RIA Novosti on Sunday, the head of the press service of Roscosmos, Vladimir Ustimenko.

According to him, of Payson is not considered as a suspect.

«Dmitry Payson passes on business as the witness. No charges he was not charged,» — said Volodya.

Earlier in the day, the representative of «Roscosmos» confirmed the information about the arrest of an employee of the Institute Victor Kudryavtsev. Deputy Chairman of the Public oversight Commission eve Markachev told RIA Novosti that the man named Victor Kudryavtsev is in jail. He was detained under the article on treason, and human rights activists are going to visit him soon.

It was also reported that a suspect of 74 years.

Searches in TsNIIMash

Informed source RIA Novosti reported that the head Institute «Roscosmos» are searched. Investigative activities took place in the case of high treason. Several employees of the Institute suspected that they transferred secret information abroad. Presumably, the «plum» could affect the achievements of the Russian industry in terms of hypersound.

The searches took place in the Cabinet of Payson, as he was familiar with the suspects and could help the investigation. He subsequently decided to retire.

Familiar with the investigation source told RIA Novosti that Payson did not have access to classified information.

West interesting development

As told the head of the Center for the study of public applied problems of national security Alexander Zhilin on radio Sputnik that Western intelligence agencies are increasingly interested in Russia’s development in various fields in recent years.

This may indicate that the Russian military-industrial complex has reached a very high level, said the expert. He drew attention to the fact that modern weapons are «virtually zero» of development, which the West did not even have time to implement.

«Hence, this is almost panic and desperately a botched job of intelligence,» — said Zhilin.

He also stressed that Western intelligence agencies hardly managed to get any valuable information, since the FSB all day and night monitors the activities of the scientific and technological centers which work in the interests of the military-industrial complex.