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Russian bombers fly over Belarus amid Ukraine tensions

Business Insider | 06/02/2022 07:58 AM | Click to read full article

Russia on Saturday sent a pair of long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus amid spiralling tensions over Ukraine.

The Russian Defense Ministry said that the two Tu-22M3 bombers practised interaction with the Belarusian air force and air defence assets during a four-hour mission.