While conducting massive Pacific drills in Asia, the Russian military intercepts a US spy plane.

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World Over the Pacific Ocean, a Russian fighter jet intercepted a US surveillance plane as the Russian military conducted a huge set of drills in the area. “An aviation target nearing the State border of the Russian Federation was identified by Russian airspace control over the Pacific Ocean,” according to the Russian Defense Ministry, forcing Russia’s Pacific Fleet to scramble a Su-35 fighter plane. The Russian warplane was alleged to have recognized the target as a US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance plane and escorted the foreign aircraft away. According to the statement, the RC-135 then made a U-turn away from...