British Fighter Escorts Russian Bombers From UK Airspace

British Fighter Escorts Russian Bombers From UK Airspace
(London) -- Britain's Defense Ministry says a Royal Air Force jet was scrambled Wednesday after two Russian bombers flew into UK airspace. Those planes were believed to be TU-95 strategic bombers. The incident comes a week after a British Navy vessel intercepted a Russian warship that sailed close to UK waters. Tensions are rising in Europe with the crisis in Ukraine now in its fourth month. Russia troops remain massed along the border of eastern Ukraine.