11:33 GMT25 September 2020
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    The United States has been intensifying reconnaissance flights over the Black and Baltic Seas lately, in combination with the recently started military exercises in Estonia, close to the Russian border.

    Social media users have shared a video of what appears to be Russian fighters Su-27 and Su-30 scrambling to intercept three US strategic bombers B-52H that approached the Russian border from Ukraine.

    The alleged footage captured the Russian fighter escorting the American aircraft over the Black Sea before they returned safely to their home airfields.

    Just days ago, the strategic bombers B-52H of the US Airforce attempted to get closer to the Russian border, but were blocked by Russian fighters, the Russian military said.

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