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Russia accuses NATO of aerial spying 'practically every day'
Russia accuses NATO of aerial spying 'practically every day'

Russia's air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border "practically every day." In apparent response to accusations from NATO military officials that a Russian jet flying a stealth mission nearly caused a collision with an SAS commercial jet last week, Russian Air Force commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said at a news briefing in Moscow that the Western alliance has "massively" stepped up aerial surveillance of Russia's air defense capabilities. "In 2014, the number of flights by reconnaissance aircraft of the United States and...

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