11 March 2012, 15:57

Roscosmos Head taken to the hospital

Roscosmos Head taken to the hospital

Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin had to be taken to the hospital, the press service representative of Roscosmos said to Information Agency.

Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin had to be taken to the hospital, the press service representative of Roscosmos said to Information Agency.

“According to the medical specialists, the health problems were caused by physical and emotional pressure, that happened because of regular business trips through the different time zones, changes of the regular schedule, preparations of the events, like the final meeting of the Board of the Agency for 2011," the official said.

Popovkin was hospitalized to the Main Military Clinical Burdenko hospital in Moscow.  Now he is being treated at the Department of Neurosurgery, the health facility representative said to the RIA Novosti News Agency.

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