Friday

26th Aug 2016

Ticker

Russian jets cause unease in Bulgaria

Bulgarian defence minister Naidenov has said irregular Russian military flights near Bulgaria's borders in the past two months have seen it scramble its own MiG-29 jets two or three times a week for the sake of "vigilance," compared to two or three times a year in normal circumstances, Reuters reports.

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