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Date: 8 months ago   Category: Russia

"In confidants to fighting conditions": Shoygu declared conducting the largest military exercises for 37 years — RT in Russian


Military exercises "East-2018" will become the largest since 1981. It was said by the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu. According to him, about 300 thousand servicemen, over 1 thousand aircraft and also the ships of the Pacific and Northern fleet will be involved in maneuvers which conditions will be as close as possible to fighting. Besides, soldiers of army of China will take part in them. Meanwhile in NATO have accused Moscow of training of military for "the large-scale conflicts" in spite of the fact that the countries of alliance regularly stage drills near borders of the Russian Federation.

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