Russia Intercepts US Spy Plane Approaching Its Airspace

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Russia Intercepts US Spy Plane Approaching Its Airspace

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

US hostility toward Russia is longstanding, worse than ever today, a dire situation, risking confrontation between the world's dominant nuclear powers.

Russia responds to provocative US actions in an entirely different way than if the tables were turned.

According to a Russian Southern Federal district statement:

"On November 25, Russian means of monitoring air space spotted an air target over an international area of the Black Sea that was approaching the state border at a high speed." 

"A Sukhoi-30 jet of the Southern Military District's air defense was ordered into the air for interception. The Russian fighter approached the air target and identified it as a US reconnaissance plane P-8A Poseidon."

"After being identified by a Russian fighter, the US reconnaissance plane changed
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