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The Russian military has tested an intercontinental missile amid tensions with the West


The Russian army tested a Sarmat-type intercontinental missile on Wednesday, in the context of intense tensions with the West due to the military invasion in Ukraine, informs CNN.

A Sarmat-type intercontinental missile was launched Wednesday afternoon from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the northern Russian region of Arhangelsk to a target in a test area on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East.

“The rocket hit the designated area of ​​Kamchatka,” the Russian Defense Ministry was quoted as saying by CNN, according to Ziarul Financiar.

Russian Army Tests Intercontinental Missile to Combine Russian Strategic Forces

After the completion of the test program, the Sarmat RS-28 missiles will be equipped with the Russian Strategic Forces.

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President Vladimir Putin praised the successful testing of the intercontinental missile, stressing that “it will give food for thought to those who are trying to threaten Russia.”

Several Russian missiles killed at least two people in the Ukrainian city of Ha on Monday (April 18th)rkov

Reuters reporters saw destroyed buildings, cars and the bodies of two victims on the spot.

A man, whose name was not given, was sitting next to a body covered with a cloth. When he lifted the lid, the man said it was his uncle’s body.

Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement that it had destroyed 16 Ukrainian military facilities in the Kharkov, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk regions and in the southern and eastern port of Mykolayiv.

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