13:42 GMT11 April 2021
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    Earlier in the day, the Russian Defence Ministry issued a statement saying that a Russian Su-27 fighter jet scrambled to intercept a US Boeing P-8A Poseidon military aircraft above the Baltic Sea, however, without mentioning the date and time of the incident.

    The Russian Defence Ministry has released a video online showing how a Su-27 escorts a US Boeing P-8A Poseidon military aircraft.

    The video captures the moment of interception from various angles, displaying the  US Boeing P-8A Poseidon jet soaring above the Baltic Sea. 

    READ MORE: Russian Su-27 Jet Scrambled to Intercept US P-8A Poseidon — Russian MoD

    According to the Russian Defence Military's press release, issued earlier on Monday, after the interception, the US jet moved away from the Russian border and the Su-27 successfully returned to its military base.


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