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The Committee of the Federation Council supported the denunciation of the agreement with Kazakhstan on the radar

The international Committee of the Federation Council supported the denunciation of the agreement with Kazakhstan on the transfer of the Balkhash radar station in the Russian system of missile warning (EWS).

The chamber will consider the document on 24 July.

The defense Ministry explained the closure of the Russian radar station in Kazakhstan

Russia is economically unprofitable in Kazakhstan, a radar station "Balkhash", included in the System of missile warning, said the commander of the Space forces, Alexander Golovko in the Scenarios.

He recalled that the station was put on alert in 1964. About to him, now no longer produced the parts required for the maintenance of the station, so it was closed.

The state Duma denounced the agreement with Kazakhstan on radar station

The state Duma on Tuesday denounced the agreement with Kazakhstan on the transfer of the Balkhash radar station in the Russian system of missile warning (EWS).

The structure of the node includes the Balkhash radar station "Dnipro", which is used in the Russian system of missile warning and space control. As explained in the defense Ministry, the Balkhash radar station became redundant after the commissioning of four new radar stations in Russia.