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US bombers accused of rehearsing nuclear strike on Russia


  • Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu accused US bombers of rehearsing a nuclear strike on Russia from two different directions earlier this month and complained that the planes had come within 20 kilometres of the Russian border. 
  • But, the Pentagon said, its drills were announced publicly at the time and adhered to international protocols.
  • Moscow's accusation comes at a time of high tension with Washington over Ukraine.