Russia test-fires Topol-M ballistic missile from Plesetsk space center

The Russian Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN) test-fired a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk space center on Saturday

The Russian Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN) test-fired a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk space center on Saturday, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman for the RVSN Col. Igor Yegorov told Interfax.

"A silo-based Topol-M missile has been launched under a test program. Warhead simulators hit the training targets," Yegorov said.

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