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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Russia to Expand International Patrol Flights

Tu-95 BearRussia have announced that they will continue to send bomber jets near to EU and NATO airspace, and that the military is to widen the perimeter of its controversial ‘air patrol’ flights.

In a video-conference Russia’s defence minister Sergei Shoygu addressed leading officials from all branches of the Russian military, and the meeting largely focused on the country’s air force and naval aviation.

“Russia’s strategic bomber jets are always stationed on the frontlines of our homeland, completing patrol flyovers in many regions of the world,” Shoygu said, referring to the new military jet flights which have been carried out over the Norwegian Sea, the Barents Sea and the Atlantic northeast region in the last month.

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