SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWS AND VIDEO: “Upon US request, Romania has closed its airspace for my plane,” he tweeted. “Ukraine doesn’t allow me to pass through again. Next time I’ll fly on board TU-160.” Here is the link to tweet http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1s1msdj
HERE IS WHAT THE BOMBER LOOKS LIKE
WATCH VIDEO OF TANK IN UKRAINE SMASH TROUGH BARRICADE
THE GUARDIAN: Romania has asked Moscow for an explanation after Russia’s deputy prime minister, Dmitry Rogozin, reacting to being barred from its airspace, tweeted he would return in a TU-160 strategic bomber.
Rogozin, one of the senior Russian officials sanctioned by the European Union and United States after Moscow moved to annex Crimea, was turned away when his plane tried to fly to Moscow from Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region.
According to his tweets in English, Rogozin, who oversees Russia’s powerful arms industry, was also blocked by Ukrainian interceptor jets as he tried to fly home from the Russian-speaking region of Moldova bordering Ukraine READ MORE:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/10/russian-deputy-pm-bomber-tweet-romania-dmitry-rogozin
GREAT DOCUMENTARY ON RU-160 BOMBER
TELEGRAPGH.CO.UK: Ukraine’s security forces claimed to have killed 20 pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Mariupol, executing one of the bloodiest military operations of their offensive so far.
After a “Victory Day” parade held to mark the end of the Second World War, the rebels appear to have occupied Mariupol police headquarters.
Interior ministry troops then surrounded the building and opened fire with heavy machine guns mounted on BMP armoured combat vehicles. As gunfire echoed over the city centre, the police station caught fire.
Arsen Avakov, the interior minister, said that 20 “terrorists” had been “annihilated” and another four captured. “Most of those who attacked the building have left their weapons and hidden in the city,” he added READ MORE:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/10819874/Ukraine-crisis-over-20-killed-in-Mariupol-as-Putin-marks-victory-in-Crimea.html
Breaking News Russians plan deploy Iskander missiles near Lithuanian border