Popular British blogger detained at Baikonur

 A popular British blogger was detained at Baikonur

The well-known British blogger Benjamin Rich was detained on the territory of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. This was announced by the head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin.

(Baikonur) received a report on the detention in the area of ​​launch pad 112 (the Buran complex owned by Kazakhstanis) of British citizen Rich Benjamin and Belarusian citizen Zelupa Alina. Both are in the Department of Internal Affairs of the city of Baikonur. Investigative actions are underway,” Rogozin wrote in Telegram.

Benjamin Rich runs the channel “Bald and bankrupt”. (“Bald and bankrupt”) on YouTube, he has more than 3.5 million subscribers. The blogger speaks Russian well and mostly travels to non-tourist places in the countries of the former USSR. Most of the episodes were filmed in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

Site 112, where the British man and his girlfriend were detained, houses the second flight copy of the Buran space shuttle. and its overall layout.
Its flight was planned in 1992, but was never carried out due to the closure of the space program.

Baikonur Cosmodrome is located on the territory of the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan, Russia leases it until 2050. Administrative liability is provided for illegal entry into the territory of the complex.

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