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NATO reports more Russian flights, intercepts

Yahoo News: Brussels (AFP) - NATO reported more Russian military flights and intercepts Friday over the Baltics, North Sea and Atlantic, just days after it picked up "an unusual level" of activity over European airspace. The Russian flights, as previously ...
NATO Reports Spike in Russian Military Flights

- 2 days earlier @ abcnews.go.com: Tensions have been running high between NATO and Russia since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in March. According to NATO officials, alliance pilots have conducted over 100 intercepts of Russian aircraft this year, or about three ...

NATO reports spike in Russian military flights

- 2 days earlier @ yahoo.com: BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO on Wednesday reported an "unusual" spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days.

NATO reports 'large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

- 2 days earlier @ yahoo.com: In a breakdown of the incidents, NATO said that in the early hours Wednesday, eight Russian aircraft -- four TU-95 strategic bombers, capable of carrying nuclear weapons, and four tankers -- were detected over the North Sea, flying in international ...

NATO reports 'large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

- 2 days earlier @ yahoo.com: NATO said Wednesday it had tracked and intercepted four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military manoeuvres" in European airspace over the past two days. "These sizeable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," NATO said. The planes, which included strategic bombers, fighters and tanker aircraft, were detected over the Baltic Sea ...

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Bloomberg View: The flurry of activity recalls the bad old days of the Cold War; NATO has had to scramble to intercept Russian jets more than 100 times this year, three times more often than in all of 2013. So what exactly are President Vladimir Putin and his generals ...

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'Unusual' Russian flights concern NATO

CNN: (CNN) -- An "unusual" uptick in the size and scale of Russian aircraft flying throughout European airspace in recent days has raised alarm bells for NATO officials that come amid other provocations already rattling the West. Multiple groups of Russian ...

'Unusual' Russian flights worry NATO

An "unusual" uptick in the size and scale of Russian aircraft flying throughout European airspace in recent days has raised alarm bells for NATO officials.

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NATO Reports Spike in Russian Military Flights

ABC News: Tensions have been running high between NATO and Russia since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in March. According to NATO officials, alliance pilots have conducted over 100 intercepts of Russian aircraft this year, or about three ...

NATO Sees 'Unusual' Spike in Russian Military Flights

NATO said it has conducted more than 100 intercepts of Russian aircraft so far this year — "about three times more" than it conducted in 2013.

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NATO Intercepts at Least 19 Russian Military Planes in 1 Day

ABC News: NATO intercepted at least 19 Russian aircraft flying far outside Russia's airspace today, worrying the organization's officials. "These sizable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," NATO said in a statement ...

NATO: 'Large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

BRUSSELS, Belgium – NATO said Wednesday, October 29, it had tracked and intercepted four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military maneuvers" in European airspace over the past two days. "These sizable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," NATO said. The planes, which included strategic ...

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NATO Has Intercepted 26 Russian Jets In The Past Two Days

Business Insider: NATO has scrambled fighter jets to intercept an unusually high number of Russian military aircraft on Oct. 28 and 29. The incidents have taken place throughout Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea, according to NATO Allied Command ...

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Nato reports rise in Russia military flights over Europe

BBC News: Nato has reported an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days. A Nato statement said four groups of aircraft, including Tu-95 Bear bombers and MiG-31 fighters, were tracked over ...

NATO reports increase in Russian fighter jet maneuvers

Fox News: BRUSSELS – Russian military aircraft conducted aerial maneuvers around Europe this week on a scale seldom seen since the end of the Cold War, prompting NATO jets to scramble in another sign of how raw East-West relations have grown. The North ...

NATO reports 'large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

Yahoo News: In a breakdown of the incidents, NATO said that in the early hours Wednesday, eight Russian aircraft -- four TU-95 strategic bombers, capable of carrying nuclear weapons, and four tankers -- were detected over the North Sea, flying in international ...

NATO reports 'large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

NATO said Wednesday it had tracked and intercepted four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military manoeuvres" in European airspace over the past two days. "These sizeable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace," NATO said. The planes, which included strategic bombers, fighters and tanker aircraft, were detected over the Baltic Sea ...

NATO reports spike in Russian military flights

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO on Wednesday reported an "unusual" spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days.

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Poll shows more Swedes in favor of NATO for first time

Reuters: STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - More Swedes favor joining NATO than oppose it for the first time, a major poll showed on Tuesday, signaling changing sentiments after the Nordic state mobilized troops, helicopters and ships to hunt a suspected Russian submarine ...

Swedes lean towards Nato membership, poll shows

Financial Times: More Swedes are in favour of joining Nato than are against for the first time in the Nordic country's history, according to a poll just a week after a hunt for a suspected submarine in the waters outside Stockholm. In a new poll by Novus for TV4 ...

Swedish support for joining Nato swells

The Local.se: It is the first time a survey has suggested that a larger proportion of Swedes back joining Nato as opposed to keeping out of the organisation. In May 2014, just 28 percent of Swedes polled wanted to join Nato, compared with 56 percent of people who ...

Poll shows more Swedes in favor of NATO for first time

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - More Swedes favor joining NATO than oppose it for the first time, a major poll showed on Tuesday, signaling changing sentiments after the Nordic state mobilized troops, helicopters and ships to hunt a suspected Russian submarine in its waters. A weekend survey conducted by pollsters Novus for TV4 showed 37 percent support joining NATO while 36 percent were against. ...

Poll shows more Swedes in favour of NATO for first time

More Swedes favour joining NATO than oppose it for the first time, a major poll showed on Tuesday, signalling changing sentiments after the Nordic state mobilised troops, helicopters and ships to hunt a suspected Russian submarine in its waters. A weekend survey conducted by pollsters Novus for TV4 showed 37 percent support joining NATO while 36 percent were against. It was the first time in a ...

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