MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti)
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A Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound fighter has crashed in the Perm Territory in the Urals, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday.
The Emergencies Ministry said both pilots were killed in the crash.
The plane disappeared from radar screens four minutes after takeoff from a Perm military airfield, a security agency source reported.
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The main event of the third day of the 11th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi was the closing session with President Vladimir Putin. The atmosphere was calm and open, despite the current political tensions and the Russia-West confrontation. The Russian president said that it corresponded to the spirit of the Valdai Club.