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Putin: failures at the Vostochny Space Center are absolutely unacceptable

Today during the "Direct Line with Vladimir Putin" the President, answering the question of the builder the Eastern, said that failures at the country's main construction site are absolutely unacceptable and no one will tolerate this.

The President noted that at one time it was he who initiated the construction and checking the last time also organized on his personal instructions.

Failures in construction, according to the head of state, are also unacceptable because it is fully funded from the federal budget, and only this year it was directed to 40 billion rubles. In this case, the general contractor (Spetsstroy of Russiaa) all money is listed. Why they do not reach performers - it is not clear, the president noted. He also stressed that the investigation committee took control of the situation.

"We will definitely achieve full payment of wages and your continued work on the construction of the cosmodrome", - the president summed up.

One of the builders of the Golden Bridge in Primorye, Anton Ivanovich, who in 2012 began work at the construction of the cosmodrome, addressed the head of state with a question. He told the president that in a situation where the contracting company was in the bankruptcy stage, the builders did not receive wage payments. в течение 4 месяцев. Most of the workers left the site, it left 30 people who guarded the property. People despaired and decided to address personally to the president.

To Putin’s question about whether debts are repaid, the builder replied that 1123 people received 17% of the December salary. Today, still listed 70-80% of the total debt to those who remained to guard.

The second question to the president concerned the importance and scale of the construction of the cosmodrome. The President noted that the new civilian cosmodrome is needed for the country. "We are currently using Baikonur, but as a large space power, we must have our own platform for launching all types of spacecraft into orbit.

By 2023, according to Putin, Russia should have its own national orbiting space station. If we see 5% of the territory of the Russian Federation with the ISS, then from the national station we will have the opportunity to see the whole territory, this is important for solving many problems.

"We will bring the project to the end. He will be under our control ", - summed up Vladimir Putin.

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