Swedish think tank SIPRI puts Russia in world’s top three biggest defense spendersMilitary & Defense April 24, 4:35
Ukraine reconciliation meeting in Minsk postponed over OSCE car blastWorld April 24, 3:21
Macron announces his victory in first round of French presidential voteWorld April 24, 1:29
Le Pen gets 23.08%, Macron - 23.11% after 33 mln votes counted — Interior MinistryWorld April 23, 23:58
Preliminary results of French polls reveal defeat of two leading partiesWorld April 23, 22:49
Macron, Le Pen lead in first round of French election — TVWorld April 23, 21:33
Russian Foreign Ministry slams OSCE car incident in Donbass as 'provocation'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 23, 19:41
Macron winning presidential polls among French living in US, Canada — TVWorld April 23, 19:12
French nationals in Moscow expect presidential polls to bring changes to their countryWorld April 23, 18:01
HELSINKI, October 7. /TASS/. Two Russian fighter jets allegedly violated the air borders of Finland on Thursday, October 6, according to the Finnish Air Force.
"Russian SU-27 fighter suspected of having violated Finnish airspace in the afternoon on October 6. Later in the evening there was another suspected violation of airspace by the same aircraft type. The Air Force identified and described both machines," the Finnish Air Force said in a Friday statement.
The first alleged incident happened at 16:43 local time (same as Moscow), the second - at 21:33. "We are talking about two separate airplanes," the Air Force said, adding that the Finnish Border Guard is investigating the incident.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry denied reports about the first alleged violation of the country’s air space by the Russian aircraft. The Ministry said "all flights of the Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft were carried out in strict accordance with international regulations on the use of airspace over neutral waters, without violating the borders of other states.".