Moscow claimed that it intercepted US B-52 bomber on Monday as in flew towards Crimea, the Daily Mail reported. The footage of two incidents was released Tuesday.
Officials claimed that one of the B-52 landed in Britain and the other one was flying over the Black Sea.
According to the report by the Daily Mail, Russian Ministry of Defense’ spokesperson said that “crews of Russian Su-27 fighter jets that were on combat duty intercepted US B-52H bombers that were approaching Russia’s state border from the Black and Baltic Seas.” He also added that the interception had been carried out in strict compliance with international law.
Natalia Veselnitskaya – official website