Infographic: Fighters scramble Russian jets around the world




In recent days the UK, Turkey, Bulgaria, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands and Denmark have all had to scramble jets to intercept a Russian presence in their air space. In Romania, a Russian MIG 21 fighter even manoeuvred next to an F-16 co-piloted by the country’s premier, Victor Ponta, during a military exercise. What exactly is going on? As the world's focus shifts to the growing unrest in Ukraine, fighter aircraft fleets have been deployed to the region to deter or counter potential c...
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