It is clear that when tensions heighten with the US the Russians like to have their fighter jets ‘buzz’ US military aircraft.

A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. military spy plane in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, two defense officials told Fox News.

The Russian Su-27 jet performed a “safe” but “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 surveillance plane while flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

Tensions with Russia were ratcheted up over the weekend, when the country’s foreign minister claimed the U.S. is trying to divide Syria. – Fox News

Featured image of Russian Su-27 by U.S. Army photo by Maj. Mike Humphreys

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