The Western area group ought to put Dmitry Rogozin on “ignore”

Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin is seen before Russia-China talks at the Moscow Kremlin.

Enlarge / Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin is seen earlier than Russia-China talks on the Moscow Kremlin. (credit score: Mikhail Metzel/TASS through Getty Photographs)

It occurred once more this weekend. Each Bloomberg and Axios reported that Russia is quitting the Worldwide Area Station as a consequence of sanctions imposed by the USA on Russia. Every of those tales garnered appreciable consideration. And every of those tales was additionally flawed.

This has grow to be a predictable sample in latest weeks: Dmitry Rogozin, the voluble chief of Russia’s area company, will give an interview to a Russian area publication, after which Western information retailers will decide up no matter Rogozin says and leap to conclusions which might be merely incorrect.

Particularly, that is what Rogozin mentioned on state tv this weekend: “The choice has been taken already, we’re not obliged to speak about it publicly. I can say this solely—in accordance with our obligations, we’ll inform our companions concerning the finish of our work on the ISS with a 12 months’s discover.”

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