“At 00:56 Moscow time, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome (Republic of Kazakhstan), the Proton-M heavy carrier rocket with a spacecraft was successfully launched for the Russian Defense Ministry,” RIA Novosti reports.

It is noted that all pre-launch operations and the launch of the carrier took place as usual.

On July 10, the Soyuz-2.1v launch vehicle with four spacecraft in the interests of the Russian Defense Ministry launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.