The ICBM test comes after America tested two of its own Minutemen III missiles earlier this year, and amid multiple tests by North Korea of its new Hwasong-14 missile, which it claims is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
The RS-24 Yars is an upgrade from the TOPOL-M class missile which was introduced in 1997 and was Russia's first upgrade of the TOPOL rockets developed during the Cold War.
For the first time the biannual drill is being joined by Poland’s new Territorial Defense Forces, which train civilian volunteers to support regular troops.
Cybersecurity is also being tested after a wave of online attacks across Europe that have been widely blamed on Moscow.
Yars missiles can be maneuvered in flight to avoid defense systems, while deploying decoys to throw off any incoming rockets.
Once outside the earth's atmosphere, a re-entry vehicle rains the nuclear warheads down to earth with yet more decoys to stop them being destroyed.
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) is the capital city of the Republic of Mordovia, Russia, as well as its financial and economic center.
It is located in the Volga basin at the confluence of the Saranka and Insar Rivers, about 630 kilometers (390 mi) east of Moscow.
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