Russian Railways Minister Nikolai Aksyonenko is confident that very soon the groundlessness of the accusations against him will be established. The statement by the minister, which RIA Novosti received on Tuesday, says he is ready "in every way to help an objective investigation and to establish truth." On Monday, October 22, the Russian Prosecutor's Office reported that violations found in financial and economic activities of the Railways Ministry had urged the prosecutors to launch a criminal case which included charges against minister Nikolai Aksyonenko.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said