Dmitry Rogozin quits as Roscosmos chief, RIA Novosti reports.
Dmitry Rogozin, the chief of the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos, has left office.
The new Roscosmos chief is Yuri Borisov. He previously held the post of Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the military-industrial complex in the Russian government.
President Vladimir Putin signed appropriate decrees.
Dmitry Rogozin became the head of the state corporation in May 2018. Until that time, he served as deputy chairman of the Russian government supervising the military-industrial complex.
During Rogozin's term in the office:
Prior to Rogozin, Roscosmos was headed by Igor Komarov, who currently holds the position of plenipotentiary representative of the President of Russia in the Volga Federal District.
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