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    The Russian Black Sea Fleet's air defense regiment began drills involving Su-30SM, Su-24 and Be-12 aircraft near the city of Sevastopol.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Black Sea Fleet's air defense regiment has launched exercises involving military aviation near the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, the head of the fleet’s information department said Thursday.

    "The Su-30SM and Su-24 aircraft, the Be-12 amphibious aircraft and the Navy's helicopters are involved in the drills," Vyacheslav Trukhachev said.

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