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on June 21, 2017 in World News

Russian Su-27 warns off NATO F-16 trying to approach defense minister’s plane over Baltic

A NATO F-16 fighter jet has tried to approach the Russian defense minister’s plane above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. The plane was warded off by a Russian Su-27 escorting the minister’s aircraft. Russian plane was en route to the city of Kaliningrad, a western Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea, where Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu is scheduled to discuss security issues with defense officials on Wednesday. The incident was first reported by journalists of Russian state news agencies on board Shoigu’s plane. While one NATO aircraft tried to approach the Russian airplane,...

A NATO F-16 fighter jet has tried to approach the Russian defense minister’s plane above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. The plane was warded off by a Russian Su-27 escorting the minister’s aircraft. Russian plane was en...

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