24 May 2018 17:03

Putin signs decree appointing Rogozin Roscosmos head

MOSCOW. May 24 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree appointing Dmitry Rogozin director general of the Roscosmos state corporation.

The decree of May 24 enters into effect on the day of its signing. The document was published on the Kremlin's website.

Putin met with Rogozin, who had previously served as the deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry, at the Konstantin Palace, St. Petersburg, earlier on Thursday.