“The Proton-M heavy carrier rocket that launched today, August 6, at 00:56 Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome (Republic of Kazakhstan), successfully launched a spacecraft into the calculated orbit in the interests of the Russian Defense Ministry,” RIA Novosti reports defense department.

It is noted that the launch of the Proton and the launch of the spacecraft into orbit took place as usual.

After putting into orbit, the device was accepted for escort by ground-based means of the space forces of the aerospace forces.

Earlier it was reported that the Proton-M launch vehicle with a military satellite launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.