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Ukrainian fighters with full combat load seen at the Russian borders


Ukrainian fighters and attack aircraft with a full combat load are seen above the Sea of ​​Azov.

Ukrainian combat aircraft were spotted over the Sea of ​​Azov, not far from the Russian border. It is reported that we are talking about MiG-29 fighters and Su-25 attack aircraft, which carried a full combat load, taking part in provocative exercises.

Information about this was confirmed by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, where they stressed that the combat aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force performed tasks related to the cover of its warships.

“The flight of MiG-29 fighters and a pair of Su-25 attack aircraft carried out planned flights over the water area of ​​the Sea of ​​Azov, covering the ships of the Ukrainian Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, which went on the march.”, - it is told in the message of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

How close the Ukrainian fighters and attack aircraft flew up to the border of the airspace of the Russian Federation, at the moment remains unknown, but experts say that it was quite possible to talk about creating a provocation, which is especially important against the background of Ukraine’s statements about readiness "Return Crimea" и "To conduct warships through the Kerch Strait".

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