The head of Roskosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the armed guards of key facilities were strengthened, RIA Novosti reports.
“The operational headquarters, created under the Baikonur administration, fully controls the situation in the city. The armed protection of key objects of the cosmodrome has been strengthened, ”he said.
According to him, the day at the cosmodrome passed calmly and normally.
Recall that on January 2, residents of the cities of Mangistau region took to the streets demanding to reduce fuel prices, which have doubled since the new year. Subsequently, the protests spread to other regions of Kazakhstan, a state of emergency was introduced throughout the republic.