Medvedev to hold session of Presidential Council on Strategic Development on TuesdayRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 1:49
Moldovan court issues warrant for arrest of opposition figureheadWorld October 25, 1:33
Ukraine’s prosecutor general seen as possible successor to President Poroshenko — MPWorld October 25, 0:23
51 ceasefire violations reported in Syria in past day — Russian reconciliation centerWorld October 24, 23:32
Two Ukrainian cities support initiative for broader status of Russian languageWorld October 24, 23:31
Russian Baltic Fleet’s training ship Smolny ends its visit to GreeceMilitary & Defense October 24, 21:23
Diplomat: US needs alleged attack on Russian ministry website to hype up cyberwar topicRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 21:03
IOC confirms talks between Thomas Bach and Russia’s whistleblowing couple StepanovsSport October 24, 20:34
Scottish rockers Nazareth will record album with new vocalist in 2017Society & Culture October 24, 20:23
KRASNOARMEISK (Moscow Region), September 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian deputy defense minister Yury Borisov on Wednesday confirmed plans to test-fire a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in October.
"The first launch was conducted (in September), and the second will be conducted in October," Borisov said.
He did not specify which submarine will launch the SLBM but, according to previous reports, the missile will be launched from the Yuriy Dolgoruky strategic nuclear-powered submarine.
On September 10, a Bulava missile was launched from the Vladimir Monomakh submarine off north-west Russia’s White Sea and hit a designated target at the Kura test range on the Kamchatka peninsula in the Far East.
After six consecutive successful launches in 2010-2011, Bulava was expected to be commissioned. However, the launch from the Alexander Nevsky submarine on September 9, 2013 was unsuccessful. The missile fell into the Arctic Ocean because of failure of the engine control system of the second stage.