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Russian Defense Minister's Plane Harassed by NATO Jet


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A NATO F-16 fighter attempted to approach the Russian defense minister's plane while flying in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, according to a breaking report by RT. 

A Russian Su-27 intercepted the NATO jet, according to journalists who are flying on the minister's plane. 

The ministry's plane was en route to Kaliningrad, where Russian defense minister Sergey Shoygu is scheduled to discuss security issues with defense officials on Wednesday.

Via RT:

While one NATO aircraft tried to approach the Russian airplane, a Russian Su-27 fighter jet got in its way and tilted its wings, apparently showing its arms, according to RIA Novosti and TASS journalists who were on board. The F-16 then flew away.

For now, all we can say is: Stay classy NATO. 

P.S. — Imagine what would happen if the Russians buzzed Mattis. Nuclear holocaust? At the very least, CNN would self-destruct. 


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