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Russia launches military satellite
Posted: Sat, Nov 21, 2015, 7:07 PM ET (0007 GMT)
Soyuz-2 launch of EKS satellite (TASS) Russia launched a missile early warning satellite Tuesday morning. The Soyuz-2 rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 1:34 am EST (0634 GMT) carrying what Russian officials described only as a military satellite. Outside sources identified the satellite as an EKS, or Tundra, missile early warning satellite.
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