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Russia’s MiG-31K interceptor jet carried out a test of the Kinjal (Dagger) hypersonic missile in Russia’s part of Arctic earlier this month, Tass news agency reported Saturday, citing two military sources.

The report came a day after the Danish intelligence service warned of intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the Earth’s freezing north, and said that China’s military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region.

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