Photo: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti
Fighters USAF F-22 was accompanied by four Russian strategic bomber Tu-95MS near the border of the two countries. About it reports RIA Novosti, citing the Russian defense Ministry.
Planned flight of the Russian aircraft lasted 11 hours. He passed over neutral waters of the Chukchi, Bering and Okhotsk seas, as well as over the North Pacific ocean. The defense Ministry stressed that the flights of Russian aircraft were performed in strict accordance with international rules. Aircraft of the country regularly flies over the Arctic, North Atlantic, Pacific, Baltic and Black seas.
15 June, Russia raised the su-27 fighter jets to escort over the Baltic sea strategic bombers of the United States In-52H and reconnaissance aircraft of NATO. Violations of the state border is not fixed.
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