US jets intercept 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets

Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets

The American jets briefly flew alongside the Russian bombers before the bombers changed course and flew away from the U.S.

"On April 17, two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in global airspace off the coast of Alaska by two Norad U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft", said Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a Pentagon spokeswoman, who called the intercept "safe and professional".

Two F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers on Monday, said navy commander Gary Ross.

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Ross described the intercept as 'safe and professional'. United States officials also said the Russian behaved professionally, although there was no "cockpit-to-cockpit" radio contact.

The US military also confirmed the incident. It was "an attempt to come up as close as they could to our global borders to see what our reaction would be".

"Right now we are not getting along with Russian Federation at all".

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While Tillerson was in Moscow, three Russian bombers flew near the east coast of Japan, forcing the Japanese military to scramble 14 fighter jets at various times to intercept the bombers. "We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day". The Viktor Leonov, a Russian spy ship, has been spotted near the USA coastline twice in recent months.

Russia's Long-Range Aviation regularly carries out patrol missions above the neutral waters of the Arctic, the Atlantic, the Black Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

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