Vladimir Putin has pledged to beef up Russia’s navy presence within the Arctic. (File)

Moscow:

Russia efficiently check launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile within the Barents Sea on Tuesday, a senior Russian commander informed Vladimir Putin on the Russian chief’s 68th birthday.

Talking to Putin by video convention, Valery Gerasimov, chief of the military’s common workers, stated the check strike had been carried out from the Admiral Gorshkov vessel which was positioned within the White Sea.

Putin has pledged to beef up Russia’s navy presence within the Arctic.

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