NATO air-policing fighter-jets were last week scrambled three times from Lithuania to identify and intercept Russian warplanes flying in the international airspace, the Lithuanian Defence Ministry said on Monday.
Rusijos fighter MiG-29K

A total of seven aircraft – three transport aircraft and four fighter-jets – were intercepted above the Baltic Sea.

Some of them had their on-board transponders switched off.

NATO's Baltic air-policing mission is conducted from Lithuania and Estonia.

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