Meridian 9’s Odd Argument of Perigee…

Meridian 9 was successfully injected into orbit on February 20th, 2020.  Unofficial reports indicated that the third stage of the Soyuz 2.1a rocket shut down prematurely and that the Fregat space tug needed to compensate to place the satellite into the desired orbit.  Later it was noted the Argument of Perigee (AoP) for the satellite was not the typical Molniya value of 270 degrees.  Was this an indication that the satellite was not placed into the correct orbit by the malfunction or something else?

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