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MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. The Russian Defense Ministry is creating a space system codenamed Liana, consisting of Lotos-S and Pion-NKS satellites, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting of the Defense Ministry’s senior officials on Tuesday.
He pointed out that creation and operation of an orbital cluster of military satellites was a task of major importance.
"Its success depends directly on how well the industrial enterprises concerned - both designers and manufactures of space technologies - will do their job," Shoigu said.