Missile scientists warn Kremlin research could collapse after arrests

Rare protests after colleagues are held on treason charges raises further questions about Russia’s ability to develop the hi-tech weaponry it needs for its war in Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier carries a rocket for a Grad multiple rocket launcher to fire towards Russian positions in the frontline near Bakhmut on May 17. Photo: AP© AP

Nataliya Vasilyeva and Joe BarnesTelegraph.co.uk

Russian hypersonic missile scientists have warned the Kremlin that their research could collapse after security services (FSB) detained their colleagues for treason.

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