Russian army starts with mega-exercise

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MOSCOW – The Russian armed forces have started the huge multi-day legeroefening Vostok 2018 (East 2018). There over 300,000 Russian soldiers. It’s going to be the biggest maneuvers since the fall of the Soviet Union.

The ministry of Defence reports that the exercises started in the Far East, which borders China. There are tens of thousands of armored vehicles, as well as a thousand planes, helicopters and drones.

The department has Tuesday images spread from the military posturing. To see how trucks are transported on trains, tankcolonnes advance and fighter planes in the sky to choose from. There are also joint exercises with the Chinese and Mongolian armed forces is planned.

Vostok 2018 is intended to troop movements over long distances to exercise. It should also prove how well various armed forces their activities to match. Further, various offensive and defensive scenarios practiced.

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