Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet intercepted US B-52H long-range strategic bomber approaching Russia’s border from the Baltic Sea on Monday, as footage released on Tuesday shows.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, Russian jets intercepted several long-range strategic bombers that “were approaching Russian national border from the Black and Baltic Seas.”

The Su-27 escorted the planes in accordance with international rules for the use of airspace. Violation of the state border of the Russian Federation was prevented.

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