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    Russia has successfully launched a Sineva intercontinental missile from the Barents Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The missile was launched from a Verkhoturye strategic nuclear submarine.

    "On December 12, the crew of Capt. 1st Rank Dmitry Zelikov on the Russian Northern fleet’s strategic nuclear submarine Verkhoturye carried out a successful launch of a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile from the designated area in the Barents Sea to Kamchatka's Kura Test Range," the ministry said in a statement.

    The test-firing was performed by the submarine from a submerged position, the Defense Ministry specified.


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