Russia scrambles two fighter jets to escort US strategic bombers over Black Sea: RIA

A similar incident occurred on Sunday over the Sea of Japan

Russia scrambles two fighter jets to escort US strategic bombers over Black Sea: RIA

US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers. Representative image: Reuters/file

Moscow, October 20

Russia scrambled two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets to escort two US B-1B strategic bombers over the Black Sea, the RIA news agency cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Wednesday.

A similar incident occurred on Sunday over the Sea of Japan, just days after an incident with a US naval destroyer, also in the far-east. Reuters

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