MOSCOW, September 27. /TASS/. Russian fighter jets have been scrambled 20 times on interception missions in the last week. the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying.
According to the defense ministry, 27 foreign aircraft conducted reconnaissance near Russian borders. The defense ministry said that violations of Russian airspace were prevented.
The defense ministry noted that Russian pilots carried out 310 sorties at 75 aerodromes in the last week.