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Russia to Test New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile System

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov says Russia will soon begin testing a new intercontinental ballistic missile system.

The Russian minister told reporters his country would develop weapons based on the Topol-M mobile missiles and the sea-based Bulava system.

The Interfax news agency quotes Mr. Ivanov as saying Moscow plans to produce nuclear weapons that can penetrate any defense system.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.