A Proton-M rocket-carrier with the Canadian telecommunication satellite Nimic-2 was launched at 02:17 a.m., Moscow time, on Monday from the Baikonur cosmodrome, reported the press service of the Russian Space Force.
The Nimic-2 satellite is meant to ensure radio and digital broadcasting for the users all over the territory of Canada and the continental part of the United States. The take-off mass of the satellite is 3,579 kilogrammes, the calculated period of its active existence is fifteen years.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said