Airspace of the Russian Federation


Ministry of Defense: foreign aircraft did not violate state borders in 2014 year

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that no foreign aircraft violated the state borders in 2014.

It is reported that attempts to approach the borders of the airspace of the Russian Federation were, but almost immediately in the direction of violators were sent interceptor fighters in order to prevent the violation of the state border.

In turn, a number of foreign media notes several violations of the state borders of the EU countries by the Russian military, as previously reported by the Foreign Ministries of these countries. Among other things, NATO countries expressed concern that the Russian Air Force aircraft flew very close along the air borders, and used for this various types of aircraft, ranging from conventional scouts and ending with strategic bombers.