GLONASS Satellite System Designer Fired

Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports the chief designer or Russia’s GLONASS GNSS, Yury Urlichich, was fired. It seems the firing relates to recent fraud allegation that came to light earlier this month of GLONASS officials stealing 6.5 billion rubles ($200 million) of program funds.

- UPI via Ottawa Citizen blog

Published Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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