March 28, 2018 / 1:32 PM / a month ago

Russia conducts first post-Soviet training flight via North Pole to N. America - RIA

MOSCOW, March 28 (Reuters) - Russia has conducted its first military training flight via the North Pole to North America since Soviet times, the RIA news agency cited Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying on Wednesday.

Shoigu was quoted as saying the flight had been carried out by anti-submarine aircraft. (Reporting by Polina Devitt Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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