Russia says scrambled fighter plane to deter US drone over Black Sea

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Russia said on Sunday it scrambled a fighter plane to deter a US air force reconnaissance drone from crossing its borders over the Black Sea.

“As the Russian fighter approached, the foreign reconnaissance UAV made a U-turn away from the state border of the Russian Federation,” Russia’s defence ministry said.


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