Two Russian bombers off Alaska were interecepted by US F-22s, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Friday.
The U.S. fighter jets escorted the Tu-95MC Russian strategic bombers over neutral waters in the Arctic Ocean,
The Russian warplanes also carried out planned flights over the Bering and Okhotsk seas, and were escorted by U.S. jets on parts of the flights, the defense ministry was quoted as saying.
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