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    A medium-class Soyuz-U carrier rocket has put a Cosmos satellite into orbit after being launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan Thursday, a spokesman for Russia's Space Forces said.

    MOSCOW, September 14 (RIA Novosti) - A medium-class Soyuz-U carrier rocket has put a Cosmos satellite into orbit after being launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan Thursday, a spokesman for Russia's Space Forces said.

    Alexei Kuznetsov said the satellite would enlarge the orbital military group.

    He said the satellite had been put into orbit at 5:39 p.m. Moscow time [1:39 p.m. GMT] adding that all "systems were functioning properly."

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