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Russian Fighter Jet Buzzed US Military Spy Plane

A Russian fighter jet flew within 100 feet of the nose of a U.S. military spy plane in late April north of Japan, triggering private U.S. protests to Moscow just as East-West tensions soared over the crisis in the Ukraine, the Pentagon said. The incident took place during the afternoon of April 23, when a Russian Su-27 Flanker approached the U.S. Air Force RC-135U aircraft flying on a routine mission in international airspace over the Sea of Okhotsk, officials said.   Col. Steve...

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