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Engels-2 Aircraft Military Base

ENGELS, RUSSIA - AUGUST 7: (RUSSIA OUT) A soldier monitors the runway as a Tu-95 bomber aircraft takes off for a night patrol out of Engels-2 airbase on August 7, 2008 in Engels, Russia. Engels-2 (Zngyelse), a strategic air base in Russia located 14 kilometres east of Saratov and approximately 700 kilometres southeast of Moscow, is Russia's sole operating location for the Tu-160 Blackjack other wise referred to as the 'White Swan'. US-Latin American relations were tested in a week when the landing of two Tu-160 Blackjack bombers in Venezuela was supported by statements from Venezuelan president Victor Chavez claiming that the arrival heralded the strengthening of military relationships with Russia and a response to the regional influence of the United States. (Photo by Wojtek Laski/Getty Images)
ENGELS, RUSSIA - AUGUST 7: (RUSSIA OUT) A soldier monitors the runway as a Tu-95 bomber aircraft takes off for a night patrol out of Engels-2 airbase on August 7, 2008 in Engels, Russia. Engels-2 (Zngyelse), a strategic air base in Russia located 14 kilometres east of Saratov and approximately 700 kilometres southeast of Moscow, is Russia's sole operating location for the Tu-160 Blackjack other wise referred to as the 'White Swan'. US-Latin American relations were tested in a week when the landing of two Tu-160 Blackjack bombers in Venezuela was supported by statements from Venezuelan president Victor Chavez claiming that the arrival heralded the strengthening of military relationships with Russia and a response to the regional influence of the United States. (Photo by Wojtek Laski/Getty Images)
Engels-2 Aircraft Military Base
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Credit:
Wojtek Laski / Contributor
Editorial #:
82827042
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
August 07, 2008
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Release info:
Not released. More information
Source:
Hulton Archive
Object name:
55742660
Max file size:
2507 x 1831 px (8.36 x 6.10 in) - 300 dpi - 2 MB