Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly over Arctic

The flight was conducted over the neutral waters of the Arctic Ocean, the Barents Sea, and the White Sea, the ministry reported in a statement.

Russia carries out similar training flights over the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific oceans, as well as over the Black and Baltic Seas on a regular basis.

The two Tupolev T-160 aircraft, which can carry up to 12 short-range nuclear missiles, were in the air for 13 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

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