Russian military jet intercepts U.S., Norwegian patrol planes over Barents Sea -RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday a MiG-31 fighter jet had intercepted and escorted patrol aircraft from the United States and Norway over the Barents Sea, RIA news agency reported.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Catherine Evans)