The Independent: Russia vows to shoot down all 'flying objects' in Syria after US guns down first regime warplane
Communication channel between Washington and Moscow to be suspended immediately
Russia has threatened to shoot down US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces operate amid a diplomatic row caused by the downing of a Syrian jet.
The country's defence ministry said it would also suspend a hotline between Russia and the US set up to prevent mid-air collisions.
The statement followed after a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian army SU-22 jet on Sunday in the countryside near Raqqa.
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