Russia Launches Satellites for Gazprom, Telecommunications, TV

Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Russia launched two satellites, including one owned by Gazprom Space Systems, the Roscosmos space agency said on its website.

Gazprom’s Yamal-300K satellite will be used for television and telecommunications, according to the statement. The Luch-5B satellite will be used to communicate with rockets and for the Glonass global positioning system, the space agency said.

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