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Moscow's Domodedovo Airport Not Affected By Owner’s Arrest

Dmitry Kamenshik

The operation of Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport will not be affected by the arrest of its owner, Russia's aviation watchdog Rosaviatsiya head Alexandr Neradko said Friday, the state-run TASS news agency reported.

“I think that if you arrest any organization's head, there will be an effect, because people will talk,’ Neradko said, according to TASS.

However, he said that he believed the day-to-day operation of the airport would continue as usual.

Dmitry Kamenshik, the owner of Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, was arrested on Thursday as part of an investigation into the 2011 terrorist attack at the airport. He has been charged with providing unsafe services that led to one or more deaths.

On Jan. 24, 2011, a terrorist attack on Domodedovo Airport killed 37 people and injured 170.

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