Russian MiG-31 Scrambled to Prevent Entrance of US Aircraft to Russian Airspace
© Sputnik / Andrey StanavovThe Russian fighter jet MiG-31K fitted with Kinzhal missile. File photo
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A P-8A Poseidon aircraft of the US navy approached Russian airspace over the Barents Sea on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that a MiG-31 fighter was scrambled to prevent a border violation.