Russian Jets Buzz NATO Airspace as ‘Close Encounters’ Rise Sharply

July 13, 2017 12:16 AM
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NATO forces in Europe scrambled fighter jets to intercept approaching Russian aircraft close to 800 times last year - almost double the figure from 2014. That's according to a new report, which calls for a new agreement and improved communication between NATO and Russia to avert potentially dangerous incidents. Henry Ridgwell has more from London.