Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers made a scheduled flight over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea; On Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that fighters from Italy, Denmark and Sweden were with them.
According to the ministry, the scheduled flight of the Tu-160 long-range bombers in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea lasted about eight hours.
I accompanied the bombers Escort Su-35S fighters of the Air and Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation and Su-27 of the Baltic Fleet Aviation.
The ministry said fighters from the Italian Air Force, the Danish Air Force and the Swedish Air Force also escorted them on separate stages of the route.
The Russian Defense Ministry stressed that long-range aircraft regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea.
All flights of Russian Air and Space Force aircraft Done in strict accordance with international rules for the use of airspace The Ministry of Defense announced.
New US President Joe Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday for the first time with Vladimir Putin.
“Analyst. Lovely avid bacon reader. Entrepreneur. Dedicated writer. Award winning wine ninja. Subtly endearing reader.”