NATO's fighter-jets patrolling Baltic airspace were scrambled six times last week to intercept Russian military aircraft in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said on Monday.
Su-30 fighter
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The Russian aircraft included military transport planes and an Il-22 bomber.

Some of the aircraft flew with their onboard transponders switched off.

The NATO air-policing mission is conducted from Lithuania and Estonia.

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