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NATO Jets Intercept Two Russian Fighter Planes Over Baltic Sea

NATO fighter jets intercepted two Russian military airplanes over the Baltic Sea, adding to a string of incidents amid a confrontation over Ukraine between the U.S., European Union and Russia.

Eurofighter Typhoons based in the Baltic region intercepted two Russian Su-27 fighter planes, Latvia’s army said today on its Twitter account. The encounter took place over neutral waters near Latvia’s territorial seas, it said.