The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-18M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Russia on Monday investigated the murder of a senior space official in a Moscow prison cell as reports emerged that he died from a deep stab wound to the throat.Yevdokimov was detained in December over a 200 million ruble ($3.5 million at the current exchange rate) embezzlement case dating back to 2007 .It said that Yevdokimov suffered stab wounds to the chest and throat.Since 2015 Yevdokimov had been in charge of quality control at Roscosmos, which runs Russia's space programme.
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