Latvia found near its airspace by Russian military aircraft. This is reported in Twitter of the National armed forces (NAF) of Latvia.
“A patrol aircraft over the neutral waters of the Baltic sea recognized Russian military aircraft An-26”, — is spoken in the message of the NAF.
In late may, the armed forces of Latvia has said it has spotted four Russian aircraft on its borders. Then it was two su-27 aircraft and two An-26.
At the end of October at the plenary session of the discussion club “Valdai” Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the NATO countries rejected the proposal on military flights in the area of the Baltic sea with the recognition devices (transponders).
Thus, according to the President, the Russian military has found a way to fly with included recognition devices, “without harming our security.” Putin said that such a move was not easy: “there are technical things, there are things of a purely military character”.