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Russian fighter intercepts US spy plane in new Baltic encounter

Monday, May 7, 2018

Two US spy planes flying over the Baltic Sea triggered the scrambling of a Russian jet in the latest tense encounter in the strategically sensitive waters. The US aircraft flew close to the Russian enclave and naval base of Kaliningrad on Saturday, according to the Mil Radar – a military plane-spotter’s Twitter account. One of the aircraft was reportedly intercepted by a Su-27 fighter. A US Air Force RC-135V electronic…