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This Is What Crimea Looks Like from Inside a Fighter Jet in Flight

Breath-taking footage from Russian fighter jets shows the disputed territory as seen from above

On Friday, Russian warships and military aircraft took part in a show of the Federation’s military might in Sevastopol, Crimea, home to a key Russian naval base. Footage was recorded and broadcast live from the cabin of one of the fighter jets flying in close formation, according to RT.

Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Crimea to take part in Victory Day celebrations, in his first visit to the disputed territory since Russia annexed it from Ukraine.

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