"All the Proton-M launch vehicles, which were found to have defects at Baikonur, are at the plant in Moscow," RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

One of the missiles, according to him, after a successful repair at the end of July, launched the Express-80 and Express-103 telecommunication satellites.

At the end of May it was reported that the marriage on the Proton-M rocket had been eliminated.