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General Category => World News => Topic started by: SPQR on February 10, 2014, 01:08:48 AM

Title: What lies behind US allegations of Russian ICBM missile tests?
Post by: SPQR on February 10, 2014, 01:08:48 AM
Title: Re: What lies behind US allegations of Russian ICBM missile tests?
Post by: SPQR on February 10, 2014, 01:10:09 AM
For those who are trivia buffs Kapustin Yar is the place where the Russian German scientists tested their rockets. The major factors which favored Kapustin Yar over other locations were the access by railroad, relative proximity to industrial infrastructure of the city of Stalingrad (Volgograd) on Volga River and land availability for the construction of the range.