Director of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) Alexandra Shiplyuk arrested by treason case. According to the information, the famous scientist was placed in a pre-trial detention center.

The day before, searches were carried out at the institute, after which Shiplyuk was detained.

“There were operational events at the institute. They are connected with our director Alexander Nikolaevich Shiplyuk. He was arrested,” the scientific director of the institute told TASS Vasily Fomin. – He is charged with the same as the previously arrested chief researcher of the institute Anatoly Maslov. Treason”.

As Fomin explained, the scientist was assigned to the Lefortovo pre-trial detention center in Moscow. What exactly the operatives found during the search and what the charge is based on, Fomin did not specify. Shiplyuk was the head of the “Hypersonic technologies” laboratory at ITAM SB RAS.