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U.S. fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers near Alaska

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The Tu-95 bombers were intercepted the previous day after "entering and operating within the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone," NORAD said. Russia typically holds annual nuclear exercises around this time of year, though it was unclear if the presence of the bombers was related to the drills.
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U.S. fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers near Alaska

A pair of U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jets intercepted two long-range Russian bombers near Alaska on Monday. According to NORAD, the Russian aircraft 'did not enter American or Canadian sovereign airspace' after being intercepted.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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3 months ago·Washington, United States
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U.S. fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers near Alaska

The Tu-95 bombers were intercepted after "entering and operating within the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone," NORAD said in a statement​.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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US military intercepts two Russian bombers in Alaska air defense zone

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3 months ago·Washington, United States
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US warplanes intercept Russian bombers near Alaska

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