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Russia war games: Biggest since Cold War ‘justified’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption A Russian howitzer: Military modernisation is a priority for President Putin Russia plans to hold massive war games involving 300,000 personnel next month – its biggest military manoeuvres since a Cold War drill in 1981. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Vostok-2018 drills were justified given “aggressive and unfriendly” attitudes towards […]