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The Russian bombers flew 6,200km (3,900 miles) south from the Amur Oblast in Russia to Biak Island in Indonesia.




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The Russian military says its strategic bombers have flown to Indonesia, a visit that showcases Russia’s military power.

The Russian Defense Ministry said two Tu-95 strategic bombers landed on Biak Island on Tuesday. They were accompanied by two heavy-lift Il-76 transports that carried support crew and supplies. The ministry said the bombers flew from Russia’s far-eastern Amur region and were refueled in the air by Il-78 tankers over the Pacific.

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10.3° N
113.5° E
158.5° E
12.3° S

 

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Biak Island, Indonesia




Indonesia (ID) is estimated to have a population of 260.6 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.3% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 17.4 million.