19 Jan 2018 12:57

Air Defense carried out 6 flights to intercept foreign aircraft over past week - Defense Ministry

MOSCOW. Jan 19 (Interfax) - Twelve Russian aircraft took part aerial reconnaissance missions along Russia's borders over the past week, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The Defense Ministry's official newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, said that six flights were conducted to intercept foreign aircraft over the week.

"No violations of Russia's airspace have been allowed," it said.