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NATO Jets Intercept Russian Military Flights Over Europe

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NATO intercepted at least 19 Russian aircraft flying far outside Russia's airspace today, worrying the organization's officials.

"These sizable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," NATO said in a statement released this afternoon.

The Russian fighter jets and bombers were seen flying in three different regions. The intercepts came a week after widespread reports that a Russian submarine may have been spotted off the coast of Sweden.

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