Skip to comments.Russian Bombers, Fighter Jets 'Seen Over Crimea'
Posted on 05/04/2014 12:08:38 PM PDT by Strategy
Simferopol (Undefined) (AFP) - Several dozen Russian planes including what appeared to be strategic bombers and fighter jets have been spotted in the sky above the Moscow-controlled peninsula of Crimea, witnesses and experts said.
According to Russian media, President Vladimir Putin is poised to visit Crimea on Friday after overseeing the main military parade on Red Square when Russia celebrates its victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
A local aviation expert told AFP on Sunday that he had sighted a number of planes over the peninsula's main city of Simferopol on Saturday, including supersonic heavy strategic bombers and heavy military transport aircraft.
The expert, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he had also seen refuelling tankers and MiG-29 jets.
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Dark Foreboding Impeachment Clouds over WH? Coinkydence?
Merely tourists, heading to dachas on the Black Sea.
It’s theirs now. Just flying some practice sorties.
Headline: Putin assassination foiled, Russia sends list
of demands to Ukraine...Wait, I’ve heard this before...
Calling Snoopy ...
Moved there for the Victory Day celebrations.
The fighters are a demonstration team. Several videos of them practicing off the coast of Crimea are already on You Tube.
They even sent a TU-160.
In an unrelated story, American warplanes were spotted in skies over US Navy bases at Hawaii, California and Virginia.
Putin is spiking the football.
LOL, who could believe I would find this funny, when I grew up Russia was the bad guy.
I know; me too. I used to study the Soviet naval and air bases in Crimea and even now some of those images are still stuck in my head. Now it is news to many that Russian planes are flying over Russian bases. That is sadly amusing.
have they lit the torch of Amon Dîn yet?
So much for the pretense of “civil war”
Flying junkyard, TU-160s and all.
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