01:46 GMT08 July 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has spotted 14 foreign reconnaissance aircraft near the border over the past week, an infographic published by the Armed Forces' official newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda showed on Friday.

    Russian fighter jets have been scrambled three times over the past seven days to prevent foreign planes from entering the Russian airspace, according to the newspaper.

    There had been no trespasses, the data also showed.

    READ MORE: Russia Detected 17 Foreign Spy Jets Near Border Over Past Week

    This is not the first time Russian military spots foreign spy jets, carrying out reconnaissance activities near the Russian border. Previously, Krasnaya Zvezda published an infographic showing that seventeen foreign aircraft have been spotted at the beginning of this month.


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