Russia announces war games; UK worried by 'extremely aggressive' probing of air space




 
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December 2nd, 2014  
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Topic: Russia announces war games; UK worried by 'extremely aggressive' probing of air space


By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused NATO on Monday of destabilizing northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine crisis. NATO responded by blaming Moscow for instability in the region, while British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he was concerned by "extremely aggressive" probing of Britain's air space by Russian planes. ...




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December 2nd, 2014  
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During the cold war Soviet aircraft were intercepted on a regular basis by RAF fighters. My station was one that carried out those interceptions.

Photograph shows 74 (Tiger) Squadron circe 1970
 


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