Concerning the launch of Express-AM4R

The satellite was not orbited because of the off-nominal situation developed during the launch.

On 16th May 2014 at 01:42 AM msk a Proton M/Breeze M lifted off from Baikonur, carrying the Express-AM4R communications and broadcasting satellite. During the third stage powered flight segment, an off-nominal situation developed, and the Express-AM4R satellite was not orbited.

RSCC acknowledges and appreciates the understanding and support shown.