23 Apr 2019 15:20

Putin watches Belgorod sub being launched

ST. PETERSBURG. April 23 (Interfax) - President Vladimir Putin has watched the Belgorod nuclear submarine being launched in Severodvinsk via a video link from the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, an Interfax correspondent reported from the ceremony.

The Belgorod sub was built by the Sevmash plant in Severodvinsk. It is expected to carry a new Russian weapon system, the Poseidon undersea attack drone.