According to the spokesman, the satellite was put in orbit at 06:16 a.m. Moscow time. “Stable telemetric communications has been established and is maintained with the satellite. Its onboard systems are working normally,” he said.
The Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket was blasted off at 06:01 a.m. Moscow time. The launch and the flight of the rocket and separation of the satellite proceeded in regular regime.