Russian fighter jets intercept U.S. bombers over Black and Baltic Seas

Russian fighter jets intercept U.S. bombers over Black and Baltic Seas

Russian Su-27 fighter jets intercepted U.S. strategic bombers approaching Russia’s border from the Black and Baltic Seas, a spokesman for Russia’s National Defense Management Centre said.

"On June 17, 2019, crews of Russian Su-27 fighter jets that were on combat duty intercepted U.S. B-52H bombers that were approaching Russia’s state border from the Black and Baltic Seas," the spokesman said, adding that the U.S. aircraft did not violate Russia’s border. 

"The Russian fighter jets performed their flights is strict compliance with the international air law," TASS cited the statement as saying.

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