Russia’s Multinational Military Exercise Last Week Was A Dry Run For Bigger War Games

Chinese soldiers display armored vehicles during multinational exercises at the Chebarkul tank range in Russia.

The exercise, called “Peace Mission 2018,” included 3,000 troops from China, India, Pakistan and other countries. Next week’s war games are billed as the biggest Russian exercises since the Cold War.

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