Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers were followed by fighter jets of five European countries while performing a routine flight over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, as footage released on Tuesday shows.

"At certain sections of the route, the Russian long-range aircrafts were escorted by F-16 fighter jets of the Belgian, Danish and Polish air forces, Finnish F-18 fighter jets, and Swedish JAS-39 Grispen warplanes," Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement.

After performing a seven-hour flight the Russian jets returned to their airbase in undisclosed location.

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