NATO Eurofighters follow Russian defense minister’s plane over Baltic sea

Heading towards Kaliningrad over the neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu’s plane got accompanied by NATO fighters that kept a distance of 2 kilometers from his aircraft. 

The NATO jets did not approach the minister’s plane, which was escorted by several Su-27 fighter jets, according to Russian correspondents, who were on the same aircraft. Reporters identified the planes as Eurofighter Typhoons, multirole fighters designed for NATO.