Russian fighter jets violated Ukraine's air space - ministry

KIEV Mon Mar 3, 2014 11:59am GMT

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KIEV (Reuters) - Russian fighter jets twice violated Ukraine's air space over the Black Sea during the night, Interfax news agency quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

It said Ukraine's air force had scrambled a Sukhoi SU-27 interceptor aircraft and prevented any "provocative actions" but gave no further details.

(Reporting By Timothy Heritage)