Canada hit Russia over Georgia

Canada turned to India to launch its first military satellite in an attempt to sanction Russia for its invasion of Georgia in 2008, the Canadian Press reported. The satellite was supposed to be launched in late 2009 or early 2010 with a Russian spacecraft, but according to comments in a recently-released diplomatic cable Canada looked elsewhere after Georgia was invaded. The launch is now expected to happen in early 2012.

Published: Wednesday, 10/19/2011 12:00 am EDT

Canada turned to India to launch its first military satellite in an attempt to sanction Russia for its invasion of Georgia in 2008, the Canadian Press reported. The satellite was supposed to be launched in late 2009 or early 2010 with a Russian spacecraft, but according to comments in a recently-released diplomatic cable Canada looked elsewhere after Georgia was invaded. The launch is now expected to happen in early 2012.

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