Over the past week Russian fighters took off eight times to intercept and escort foreign aircraft, reports Interfax with reference to the infographics of the Ministry of Defense.
According to the information of the military department, published in the newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda”, over the past seven days 18 aircraft conducted aerial reconnaissance along the air borders of Russia. At the same time the aircraft on duty air defense forces made eight sorties to intercept.
According to the Ministry of Defense, "three times reconnaissance aircraft were found in the Arctic direction, another 12 times - at the western borders of the Russian Federation, three times - in the South-Western strategic direction."
In addition, three NATO ships conducted reconnaissance along Russia's sea borders.
"Violations of the airspace of the Russian Federation is not allowed," - said in a statement.
Intelligence at the borders of the Russian Federation for the last week conducted 18 foreign aircraft
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