Professor Joel Ostrow: “Russia trying to gauge the U.S. response”

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 21, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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Russian fighter jets were seen flying near the Alaskan coast this week, so we called on Professor Joel Ostrow, who specializes in Russian politics and other international goings-on. He explains why he doesn’t think this act was a war precedent.

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