Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Sent to Intercept U.S. Surveillance Plane

The Russian defense ministry said it had sent a Su-27 fighter plane on Monday to intercept a U.S. surveillance plane over the Black Sea that it said was approaching the Russian border.

The U.S. plane, identified as a P-8 Poseidon, has changed course to move away from the Russian border, the ministry added, Reuters reported.

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