Described as a successful test firing, the missiles were part of combat training, the ministry said. A video of the rocket launch was also shown in a tweet.
"Tula and Yuri Dolgoruki nuclear submarines launch Sineva and Bulava ballistic missiles from the circumpolar region of the Arctic Ocean and the Barents Sea. Performance of all submarine missile systems.
The launch comes in about five weeks. nuclear experts were killed in an explosion in the Russian secret city of Sarov, an official state of mourning has been announced in the city, although it has not been confirmed that the explosion is nuclear, Russian authorities have hit a brief rise in radiation levels following a military explosion o school there, told Russian state news agency TASS.