Russia, despite the war in Ukraine, continues to have access to Polish airspace due to prior international agreements. Russian reconnaissance aircraft will conduct a reconnaissance flight over Poland. According to Radio RMF FM, Russia plans to observe the Polish military infrastructure from the air.
Next Monday, April 18th, a Russian AN-30 aircraft will fly to Warsaw to carry out the procedure under the Treaty on Open Skies.
However, the Russian military will inform Poland about the details of their intelligence plan only after arrival. After that, Warsaw will have 24 hours to formally approve the flight plan.
This means that Russia can begin its observation as early as Wednesday morning; the flight may reach a maximum distance of 1400 km.
As the RMF FM emphasizes, Polish military will be on board the Russian aircraft The reconnaissance mission must be completed by Friday.