Russian reconnaissance aircraft allegedly flew to the training ground of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Black Sea. This was announced by the command of the Ukrainian Air Force.
According to the Ukrainian army, the Su-24MR and Il-20 aircraft were seen in the area of military exercises of anti-aircraft air missile forces of the Air Force and air defense of the ground forces of Ukraine. According to the Ukrainian side, Russian planes allegedly violated the procedure for the use of airspace and flew into the restricted zone.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces noted that the Russian Air Force aircraft allegedly flew where the Ukrainian air defense systems were used. Recall that Ukraine is currently conducting an exercise of strategic command and staff “Joint Effort – 2021”. In addition to the Ukrainian army, military personnel and equipment from a number of North Atlantic Alliance countries are also participating in the maneuvers. Exercises take place, even in the Black Sea.