Friday, February 10, 2012

Russian jailed for selling missile secrets to CIA

Lt-Col Vladimir Nesterets, a senior test engineer at at Russia's Plesetsk space station has been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of selling missile test data to the CIA and charged under treason.
Vladimir admitted passing on information about tests involving Russia's latest strategic missiles. Russia's FSB secret police announced.
Russia's missile programme has recently been hit by apparent design faults.

Read more: BBC News Europe

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