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NATO announced 112 cases intercept Russian aircraft this year


NATO released information that during the current year the planes of the North Atlantic Alliance flew to intercept Russian aircraft.

NATO countries recently warily watching the approach of the Russian military aircraft to its borders, and because of possible departures for interception occur almost regularly. However, it is noted that the Russian Air Force have every right to be in the international air space, in the event that it does not violate flight safety, or there is no intersection of the borders of other states.

The report published by the NATO states that compared to the year 2010, the number of departures to intercept Russian planes has increased 28 times - up to 4 112 respectively.

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