- The first few NATO military transport aircraft flew through Ukraine's air corridor on Wednesday. A spokesman for the Ukrainian Defence Ministry has told RIA Novosti that the corridor above the Black Sea was used by four NATO planes - two C-17 transport aircraft and two KC-135 in-flight refuellers. The aircraft were led through the corridor by Ukrainian air traffic control services and tracked by the Ukrainian Air Defence Troops' radars. The Defence Ministry spokesman said the NATO aircraft's flight over Ukrainian territory proceeded normally, without any incidents.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya