Russia Says NATO Jet Flew ‘Dangerously Close’ to Passenger Plane; NATO, Airline Deny Claims

January 6, 2017
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LIVE UPDATES: Russia claims a NATO jet flew ‘dangerously close’ to a Russian passenger plane, but both NATO and the Russian airline deny the claim.

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Russia Says NATO Jet Flew ‘Dangerously Close’ to Passenger Plane; NATO, Air Line Deny Claims

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The following items were take from the Independent, Vedomosti, Interfax, RBC, Gazeta, Caucasian Knot and Lenta.

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