Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the training for the management of strategic nuclear forces, said the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
«Simulated interaction of the strategic missile forces, nuclear submarines of Northern and Pacific fleets, long-range aviation of Russian air force» – quoted by RIA Novosti Peskov explanation.
Peskov said that Putin personally fired the trigger four ballistic missiles.
On the official website of the press service of the Kremlin published the following text about it: «during the exercise simulated the interaction of strategic Missile troops, nuclear submarines of Northern and Pacific fleets, long-range aviation Air and space forces of the Russian Federation. The Supreme Commander made a start four ballistic missiles».
«During the exercise combat crew of the strategic missile forces launched from Plesetsk Intercontinental ballistic missile «Topol» on the Kura test site. Also nuclear submarine of the Pacific fleet fired two ballistic missiles from the sea of Okhotsk on range Chizha (Arkhangelsk oblast), and from the Barents sea nuclear submarine of the Northern fleet launched a ballistic missile at the Kura test site. The long-range aviation aircraft Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3 taking off from the base airfields Ukrainian, Engels, Shaykovka, struck by cruise missiles and ground targets on the Kura polygon (Kamchatka), Pemba (Komi Republic) and Terekty (Kazakhstan)», – is spoken in the message RIA Novosti, citing the Russian defense Ministry.