Russia Military Intercepts U.S. Spy Plane

Russian Su-35 fighter Plane of the Pacific Fleet’s air defense forces intercepted a Unites States Air Force RC-135 spy aircraft over the Pacific Ocean & prevent it from violating the Russian state border, According to the statement of the Russian defense ministry that “No violations of the Russian state border were allowed”

The latest incident comes as the Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russia’s pacific fleet kicks off large-scale drills in the central part of the Pacific Ocean. 20 aircraft will take part, including Tu-142M3 long-range anti-submarine warfare planes, MiG-31BM high-altitude interceptor-fighters and other aircraft of Russia’s Aerospace Forces

According to a Defense Ministry press release The training is taking place in international waters. its taking place almost around 4,000km away from the ships’ home bases in the Far East of Russia, The large scale exercises, led by Pacific Fleet commander Sergey Avakyants,

Major events happened between Russia and the united states in 2021

  • Russia says it will remove dollar assets from its National Wealth Fund as Washington continues to impose sanctions on Moscow. and Russia decided to increase invest holdings in euros, Chinese yuan, and gold
  • NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warns of ‘new dangers’ from Moscow and Beijing ties, Moscow and Beijing have been cooperating more and more recently, both at a political and a military level.
  • Moscow said that it will deploy around 20 new military formations and units near its western borders in response to actions by the transatlantic NATO alliance. As per the report of Interfax news agency, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the actions of the “Western colleagues are destroying” the world’s security system and forced Russia to take “adequate countermeasures”
  • On May 14, 2021, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that neighboring Ukraine was becoming ‘anti-Russia’ and that Moscow would be ready to react to what he said were threats to its own security. and now in Euro 2020: US and UK Embassies Show Solidarity with Ukraine Over New Shirt ( Ukraine national football team’s kit features Russian-annexed Crimea and popular nationalist slogans )
  • According to the US, the media report that Russia is set to deliver an advanced satellite system to Iran. Since May 2019, U.S.-Iran tensions have heightened significantly and evolved into conflict when U.S. military forces killed Qasem Soleimani

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin Summit

The series of events comes just days before The long-awaited meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place next month in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16, 2021

Over the past year, the U.S. has issued strong sanctions against Russian officials: as per the report of electoral interference; Harasses Moscow’s activists and journalists, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, ( Now Moscow officially declares Alexey Navalny’s Political movement as the biggest opposition force, and termed as an “extremist” group) Engage in malicious cyber activities; Threatening Ukraine and other activities. Russia has been criticized for interfering in United States internal affairs and threatening international stability

Geneva City in Switzerland was the first meeting place between United States President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev in 1965, which helped defuse tensions and conflicts during the time of Cold War