The head of Russia's space agency denied recent reports that hackers had already taken control of the nation's satellites.

The country had no more control over their own spy satellites after a group affiliated with the hacker group Anonymous shut down the control center.

That's total nonsense according to Rogozin.

He said that the information of the scam artists is not true.

Proxy War

But as he is wont to do, he took the opportunity to threaten Russia's adversaries.

lining the satellites of any country is a cause for war, he said.

As chaos grips Ukraine, Russian forces are leaving cities in ruins using powerful explosives.

The international space community doesn't like that kind of aggression. Both NASA and the European Space Agency have distanced themselves from Russia's space efforts, and Rogozin has a way of painting a target on his own back.

Adding to the drama, Rogozin waded into the controversy around satellite company OneWeb, which is still planning to launch 36 of its satellites, part of a greater effort to build out a satellite-based internet network.

If OneWeb fails to provide a guarantee that the satellites won't be used against Russia, he's ready to pull the plug on the mission.

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