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SOURCE: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2014/03/04/Russia-conducts-test-of-ICBM-missile-at-site-near-Ukraine-border/UPI-45791393946692/?spt=rln&or=2

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Spokesman Igor Yegorov said the test occurred at Kapustin Yar, about 280 miles east of Ukraine, where the pro-Russia Viktor Yanukovych was ousted by a government Russian President Vladimir Putin has called illegitimate, RIA Novosti reported.


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SOURCE: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-ukraine-crisis-icbm-test-20140304,0,802611.story

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Russia notified U.S. ahead of ICBM test, U.S. official says

The United States received notification from Russia ahead of its test-fire of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday, in line with Moscow’s commitments under the nuclear arms treaty between the two countries, a U.S. official said.

The official, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said initial notification of Russia’s test plans pre-dated Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.


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