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Russia today successfully launched a military satellite with its Soyuz-2 rocket.
This launch success, following Proton and Soyuz launches earlier this month, indicates that they might have finally gotten control of the engine problems that have dogged them for the last five years. That’s three Russian launches in just over two weeks.