MOSCOW, October 22. /TASS/. Russia’s Aerospace Forces launched a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport in the Arkhangelsk Region, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
"A Soyuz-2.1b light-class carrier rocket carrying two satellites was launched from the Plesetsk spaceport on the Russian Defense Ministry’s mission. The satellites were named Cosmos-2561 and Cosmos-2562," the statement reads.
A light-class Angara-1.2 rocket carrying a satellite was launched on the Russian Defense Ministry’s mission from the Plesetsk spaceport on October 15.