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NATO notes “unusual level of air activity” by Russia

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A news release by NATO says the Alliance’s fighter jets scrambled no fewer than ten times on Monday, March 29, 2021, to shadow Russian planes, including an interception over the Baltic Sea. NATO aircraft intercepted six different groups of Russian military aircraft near Alliance airspace in less than six hours. Italian fighter aircraft intercepted a Russian Il-38 maritime patrol aircraft which was escorted by fighter jets over the Baltic Sea flying into and…