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Plesetsk

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Plesetsk Raion, Arkhangel’sk Oblast, RSFSR. Population, 13,300 (1970). Plesetsk has a railroad station on the Konosha-Obozerskaia line 217 km south of Arkhangel’sk. It also has a machinery-repair plant, a sawmill, a butter factory, and a meatpacking plant.

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Another missile drop test is being prepared at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
2003: Its first satellite, NigeriaSat-1, is launched by a Kosmos-3M rocket from Russia's Plesetsk spaceport.
As the source told TASS, the Barguzin project had been put on hold since the autumn of last year and the pop-up tests of the Yars missile from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in North Russia were the last work carried out under this program.
Russia is also home to the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the north, which is used for satellite launches and missile testing.
According to local media reports, one of Russia's most sophisticated weapons, Topol-type ballistic missile was launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the country's northwest and hit a target on the Kura testing grounds.
One of the intercontinental missiles was fired from a mobile unit at Plesetsk to Kura in Kamchatka, while the other three were fired from submarines.
Missiles tests were under way from submarines and aircraft last night, and the exercises included the launch of a super-powerful Topol rocket from Plesetsk cosmodrome, 550 miles north of Moscow.
Russia's military planned to test the missile's first few seconds of flight at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, a Russian spaceport located north of Moscow, before the end of the year.
The Sentinel-5P satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to monitor Earth, blasted off on board a Rockot launcher from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia's north-western Arkhangelsk region at 0927 GMT.
At the experimental space site Plesetsk a combat crew of the Yoshkar-Ola missile unit carried out a test launch of the solid propellant mobile-based intercontinental missile (ICBM) RS-24 Yars with a multiple re-entry vehicle.
4) It has been argued that the Veps word kuhr may have been the source for the Russian dialect word [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'water-filled pit in the forest' widely used near the border of Karelia in the Archangelsk Region (Vytegra, Pudoz, Kargopol, Plesetsk subdialects) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2003 : 366), Given its very limited usage in the Veps-speaking milieu the connection may in fact be the opposite: from Russian subdialects to Veps ones.
In May Russia tested its Nudol anti-satellite surface-to-air missile, the second such test following the first in November 2015, with the launch occurring from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome north of Moscow.