(To understand this blog, read USC's first blog, http://www.orbiter-forum.com/blog.php?b=771
A Russian launch was detected by the West today, at 18:04 MSK, from Plesetsk Cosmodrome. Russia then confirmed the launch. According to released information, it was a Trassa 14G launch, carrying an unmanned prototype of their replacement to the Soyuz spacecraft, Gorizont, meaning Horizon. The spacecraft flew 3 orbits, before landing in the sea, near the Kamchatka Penninsula.