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    Cruise Missile Falls in Russia's Arkhangelsk Region During Test Launch

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    A cruise missile fell in Russia's Arkhangelsk region during a test launch on Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A cruise missile deviated from its trajectory and fell in Russia's Arkhangelsk region during a test launch on Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

    "On December 15, a test launch of a cruise missile was carried out by industry experts [JSC Mashinostroyenia] at a Russian Defense Ministry proving ground in Arkhangelsk region. Following the launch, the missile deviated from the set trajectory and fell near the settlement of Nenoksa," the ministry said in a statement.

    The incident did not cause any destruction or injuries, according to the ministry.


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