Two Russian Tu-95 bombers fly near Alaska
Two Russian strategic bombers flew over the waters near the US state of Alaska, but they remained in international airspace
Reuters reported the information, citing Russian sources.
The outlet noted that the Russian Tu-95s flew for about 9 hours, accompanied by SU-30SM fighter jets. They flew over the Bering and Chukchi Seas.
"The flight was carried out in strict accordance with international rules for the use of airspace," said Lieutenant General Sergei Kobylash, commander of the Russian long-range aviation.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) reported that it had detected four Russian military aircraft operating in the Alaskan air defense recognition zone.
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