A long-range Tu-22M3 bomber of the Russian Aerospace Forces takes-off to patrol in the airspace of Belarus. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP
A long-range Tu-22M3 bomber of the Russian Aerospace Forces takes-off to patrol in the airspace of Belarus. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP
Belarus

Russia sends nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over Belarus, Ukraine

  • Saturday’s four-hour patrol marked Russia’s third such mission in Belarus since last month
  • Moscow has denied harbouring plans to invade Ukraine and pressed the United States for security guarantees that would exclude Nato expanding into Ukraine

Topic |   Belarus
A long-range Tu-22M3 bomber of the Russian Aerospace Forces takes-off to patrol in the airspace of Belarus. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP
A long-range Tu-22M3 bomber of the Russian Aerospace Forces takes-off to patrol in the airspace of Belarus. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP
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