ALERT A Russian Antonov An-30 military aircraft violated Sweden’s airspace

A Russian reconnaissance plane briefly violated Sweden’s airspace yesterday, Swedish defence officials said today. The Swedish Air Force scrambled fighter jets which photographed the Russian plane. “A Russian AN-30 propeller plane violated Swedish airspace on Friday evening,” the Swedish defence ministry said in a statement, adding that its teams had followed the incident and photographed…

REPORT U.S. intelligence helped Ukraine to shoot down a Russian Ilyushin Il-76MD carrying hundreds of troops

Ukrainian forces have used specific coordinates shared by the U.S. to direct fire on Russian positions and aircraft, current and former officials told NBC News. As Russia launched its invasion, the U.S. gave Ukrainian forces detailed intelligence about exactly when and where Russian missiles and bombs were intended to strike, prompting Ukraine to move air…