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November 12th, 2012
$200M Embezzled Through Glonass Contractor

A major space industry contractor stole 6.5 billion rubles ($200 million) in federal funds earmarked for the troubled Glonass satellite navigation system, Moscow police said at a briefing on Friday. Managers at Russian Space Systems used various schemes, including fly-by-night companies, to embezzle money meant for maintaining and upgrading Glonass, Russia’s GPS-like network, police said in a statement from the briefing. The sum is three times the size of an estimate offered on Wednesday, which was itself several times larger than a figure announced in June, when police first announced an investigation into the firm. Read More