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Russian fighter jets scrambled 6 times in last week on interception missions

The Russian Defense Ministry said that violations of the Russian airspace were prevented

MOSCOW, May 31. /TASS/. Russian fighter jets have been scrambled six times over the last week to prevent the violation of the Russian state borders, the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper reported on Friday citing the Russian Defense Ministry.

According to the report, 21 foreign aerial vehicles were conducting reconnaisance in proximity to Russian borders.

The newspaper said that violations of Russian airspace were prevented.