Report: Russia to hold biggest war exercise in nearly four decades

By REUTERS
August 28, 2018 10:59
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MOSCOW,- Russia will next month hold its biggest war games in nearly four decades, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying on Tuesday by Russian news agencies.

The exercise, called Vostok-2018 (East-2018), will take place in central and eastern Russian military districts and involve almost 300,000 troops, over 1,000 military aircraft, two of Russia's naval fleets, and all its airborne units, agencies quoted Shoigu as saying.It will be the biggest military exercise since 1981, Shoigu was cited as saying.



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