The Intercontinental ballistic missile, Topol-M, has blasted off from the Plesetsk’s rocket site soaring through almost all of the country and successfully hitting its target over the Kamchtka peninsula, Russia’s Defense Ministry has said. “The goal of the launch was to confirm the stability of flight and technical performance of this kind of intercontinental ballistic missile,” a statement published on the Defense Ministry website on Tuesday, January 17, said. “A training war-head has

hit a hypothetical target with high precision at a firing ground at the Kamchatka peninsula,” the statement also said. A video supported the statement and shows the moment the door to the pit, where the missile was kept, opening up and the rocket rising up into the sky accompanied by powerful blasts and spurts of flames. READ MORE