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The Ministry of Defence suggested to allow to shoot down civilian airliners — Rambler News Service


Photo: Pixabay the Ministry of Defence suggested to allow to shoot down the civilian airliners which broke air border of the Russian Federation, the Izvestia newspaper with reference to the draft resolution of the government prepared by department reports. It is offered to allow to open fire at the plane in case its crash can cause environmental disaster, entail mass death of people or damage strategic objects. The present law "About an Order of Use of Weapons and Military Equipment at Protection of Frontier of the Russian Federation in Airspace" forbids to shoot down civilian airliners if it is known that onboard there are passengers.

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