Russia Defends 'War Games' Planned For Next Month

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Russia plans to hold massive war games involving 300,000 personnel next month – its biggest military maneuvers since a Cold War drill in 1981.

26aggressive and unfriendly27reports the BBC.

Units from China and Mongolia will also take part in the exercises at military ranges in central and eastern Russia.

The maneuvers come at a time of rising tension between Nato and Russia.


All of Russia's airborne units and two of its naval fleets will also take part in the drills across Siberia and the Russian Far East.

78In some ways they will repeat aspects of Zapad-81

Peskov said the involvement of Chinese units showed Russia and Beijing were co-operating in all areas.

Image credit: Reuters

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