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Putin attends joint military drills with China, others

Sep. 06, 2022 07:35 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday attended sweeping war games in his country's far east involving troops from China and other nations, in a show of military muscle amid the tensions with the West over Moscow's action in Ukraine. The weeklong exercise that...

Japan protests to Russia over military exercises with China

Sep. 05, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has protested to Russia over multinational military exercises being conducted on Russian-held islands claimed by Japan, and is seriously concerned about shooting drills by Russian and Chinese warships off Japan's northern coast, an official said Monday. Beijing...

Russia launches war games with China amid tensions with US

Sep. 01, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday launched weeklong war games involving forces from China and other nations in a show of growing defense cooperation between Moscow and Beijing, as they both face tensions with the United States. The maneuvers are also intended to demonstrate that...

Russia to hold sweeping joint war games with China, others

Aug. 29, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Monday it will launch sweeping military drills in the country’s east that will involve forces from China — a show of increasingly close defense ties between Moscow and Beijing amid tensions with the West over the Kremlin’s action in Ukraine. The...