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The Russian military wants authority to shoot passenger jets out of the sky

The Russian defence ministry wants permission to shoot down passenger planes considered a threat in emergency situations. The Russian military seeks to take extreme measures only if “there is a real risk of people’s death or an environmental accident, including the direct threat of an air attack on critical infrastructure.” […]
The Russian military wants authority to shoot passenger jets out of the sky
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A Russian military jet flew within 5 feet of a US Navy plane

A Russian fighter jet intercepted a US Navy maritime surveillance aircraft over the Black Sea, coming as close as five feet to the US plane. This is just the latest in a number of aggressive air intercepts between the US and Russia. The last aerial intercept involved US and Russian […]
A Russian military jet flew within 5 feet of a US Navy plane