MOSCOW, November 1. /TASS/. Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation does not rule out detention in the U.S. on October 29 of TENAM Corp’s head Vadim Mikerin is of a political character, the corporation’s representative Sergei Novikov told TASS on Saturday.
He also said the Russian side had not received accurate data of the economic damage by Mikerin.
The Russian embassy in the U.S. confirmed to TASS earlier on Friday that Mikerin had been detained last Wednesday. He is being charged with economic offences.
TENAM Corporation is an American subsidiary of OAO Techsnabexport /TENEX/ joint-stock company, which is one of the world’s leading exporters of products of the initial stage of the nuclear fuel cycle. The Atomenergoprom joint-stock company, incorporated into the Rosatom State Corporation, holds a 100% stake in TENEX.