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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Aerospace Forces have carried out the successful launch of a new interceptor missile at a testing range in Kazakhstan, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

    "A combat crew of the Aerospace Forces has successfully conducted another test launch of a new anti-ballistic missile at the Sary Shagan testing range [Republic of Kazakhstan]," the ministry said in a statement.

    ​According to the statement, after a series of tests, the new missile has reliably confirmed its set characteristics, and "has successfully completed the task by hitting a simulated target with required accuracy."

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