Russia's biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union commenced on Tuesday close to its border with China that included joint exercises with the Chinese army.
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The Vostok-2018 war games (East-2018) military drills was inspected by Russian President Vladimir Putin. It includes the participation of around 300,000 soldiers, 36,000 military vehicles, 80 ships and 1,000 aircraft, helicopters and drones. Meanwhile, some 3,500 Chinese troops are also part of the military exercise that marks the start of stronger relations between the two countries.
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