Kazakhstan has seized the property of the Center for the Operation of Terrestrial Space Infrastructure operating in Baikonur, a subsidiary of Roscosmos, and intends to recover from it a debt of 13.5 billion tenge ($26.3 million), AKI Press reports, adding that the head of the company is forbidden to leave the country.
🇰🇿⚡🇷🇺 Russian pro-Kremlin tabloid Moskovsky Komsomolets reports that Kazakhstan imposed a multi-billion dollar arrest on the property of Roscosmos in Baikonur.
"the end result of the scandal could be a potential withdrawal of Russia from Baikonur"https://t.co/4byF7oPxsJ
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Source of the information is Moskovsky Komsomolets, which adds that there would be an initiation of enforcement proceedings and and also measures against the Center for the Operation of Terrestrial Space Infrastructure, in order to extract debt of 13.68 billion tenge in favor of Baiterek Joint Kazakh-Russian Venture.
This decision was made by the court of the Astana International Financial Center. The writ of execution was reportedly issued at the end of November 2022. The resulting conflict could lead to Russia’s withdrawal from Baikonur, Moskovsky Komsomolets reports.
Russia 🇷🇺 is losing its largest partner!
Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 has announced a new strategic cooperation agreement with the United States 🇺🇸!
A key member of the pro-🇷🇺 military bloc is moving away from Moscow 🇷🇺, which has become, globally, a toxic pariah.
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