Finland and Estonia accused Russia on Friday of violating their airspace, as Nordic and Baltic defence chiefs met their US counterpart to discuss growing security concerns in the region. “Russian SU-27 violates Estonia’s airspace. (Russian) ambassador summoned to (the foreign ministry in Tallinn),” Estonia’s permanent representation to Nato tweeted. Finland, which is not a Nato […]
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey's allegations that a Russian warplane violated its airspace are not backed by any factual data and are a premeditated provocation, Russia's Defence Ministry said on Monday.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's defense ministry said on Thursday it suspected a Russian fighter jet violated Finnish airspace earlier in the day, after it scrambled jets to identify the SU-27 fighter over the Baltic Sea.
TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia said that a Russian military helicopter had violated its airspace on Thursday and that the incident threatened regional stability.
Finland said on Thursday that its airforce would step-up "reconnaissance flights" after three violations of its airspace by Russian jets in less than a week. According to a statement from the Ministry of Defence a "Russian plane of ...