Latvia detects Russian warplanes near its borders

Two Russian Su-27 aircraft were detected near the border of Latvia, as reported on Twitter by the National Armed Forces of the country.

The message says that the Latvian planes while on a patrol duty above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea noticed two Su-27 fighters from Russian Armed Forces flying near the Latvia’s sea border.

In October, the Latvian military reported that a ship and a submarine of the Russian Navy had been seen near Latvia's borders. According to the National Armed Forces, on October 22nd Russian ships were seen approximately 15 nautical miles (27 km) from the territorial waters of Latvia. The Latvian military recorded the approach of the Parchi-class ship and Kilo-class submarine, which belonged to the Russian Navy.

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