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Dmitry Rogozin is no Longer the Head of Roscosmos

According to a recent report by Euronews, the controversial head of Roscosmos (Dmitri Rogozin) has been dismissed from his position. For those associated with space exploration and the global space industry, Rogozin is something of a household name. Since 2018, he has led Russia’s space program and established a reputation for inflammatory statements and anti-Western bluster, especially where Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S., and European sanctions are concerned. His dismissal was part of a reshuffle ordered on Friday, July 15th, by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Russia Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin Plans to Hijack Germany's Space and X-Ray Telescope eROSITA

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The Western space community should put Dmitry Rogozin on “ignore”

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Russia Suspends ISS Cooperation Over 'Illegal Sanctions'; Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin Shares Condition to Restore Normal Relation

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