Scientists discover three Earth-sized exoplanets that may potentially harbor lifeScience & Space February 23, 5:50
Syrian opposition ready for direct talks with government delegation — representativeWorld February 22, 21:56
UN Syria envoy expects no breakthrough at new round of Syria talksWorld February 22, 21:09
Russia opposes sharing responsibility for fate of Middle East refugeesRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:36
First woman in space Valentina Tereshkova may meet with Queen Elizabeth IIRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:27
Spain’s famous footballer Puyol returns to Russia next week ahead of FIFA 2017, 2018 CupsSport February 22, 20:15
Putin promotes generals to higher military ranks after Syria operationMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:56
Russia, Turkey may discuss purchase of S-400 systems at March talksMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:18
European human rights watchdog welcomes court’s ruling on Russian opposition activistWorld February 22, 18:42
MOSCOW, May 6 (Itar-Tass) - The president of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation, Andrei Dyachkov, has been dismissed, a high-ranking official in the military-industrial complex told Itar-Tass on Monday.
Dyachkov has been on a sick leave, after which he will not return to his post.
“The resignation took place,” the official said adding that necessary procedures are being finalized.
The Russian government’s Military-Industrial Commission declined to comment.
A source in the United Shipbuilding Corporation confirmed that Dyachkov has been on a sick leave.
The rumours on resignation of the United Shipbuilding Corporation chief appeared at the end of April. In particular, at the meeting in Astrakhan, southern Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is responsible for the country’s defence complex, strongly criticized the corporation’s management for frustrating the plans for the construction of shipyards in the Far East.
The United Shipbuilding Corporation is preparing for reorganization. In particular, it develops a new strategy of shipbuilding assets management and enlarges the list of senior officials.
The United Shipbuilding Corporation controls 80 percent of all shipbuilding projects in Russia. The government owns a 100 percent stake in the corporation.