| 9 December 2023, Saturday |

Russia sends fighter jets as two US bombers, drone approach its border

The Russian Defense Ministry reported that Russia dispatched fighter jets to intercept two U.S. bombers and a drone that approached Russia’s northern and southern borders on Tuesday.
According to the ministry, two U.S. B-1B strategic bombers approached the border over the Baltic Sea and a Global Hawk drone approached the border over the Black Sea.
As with the fighter jets, a single Su-37 approached in both cases and the U.S. bombers and the drone pivoted away from the Russian border, the ministry said.

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