Roscosmos State Corporation CEO Dmitry Rogozin reported on the death of Soviet economic and political figure Oleg Baklanov at the age of 89 on the Telegram channel.
“ Today Oleg Dmitrievich Baklanov, who led our rocket and space industry and led the construction of USSR machines, & # 39; & # 39; wrote Rogozin.
He added that Baklanov was a friend of his father and often visited the Rogozin house.
“ Sincere condolences to his family and friends! & # 39; & # 39 ;, – noted Rogozin.
Recall that during the events of August 1991, Baklanov was a member of the State Committee for Emergencies in the USSR. & nbsp; On August 18, 1991, 1991, he flew with Boldin, Varennikov and Shenin to the presidential USSR with Mikhail Gorbachev to Foros. He was later arrested at Barvikha Sanatorium and held until January 26, 1993 in Matrosskaya Tishina Remand Prison.
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