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Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Leave Airfield Opposite Alaska

Wikicommons

Russia's Defense Ministry said Friday that two of its nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers had left an airfield opposite Alaska after training exercises and returned to their base, the Interfax news agency reported.

Russia said Wednesday it had flown two bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on the United States' doorstep.

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