Putin noted that the Russian army can confront the serious threats
The LANDFILL TSUGOL (Zabaykalsky Krai), September 13 — RIA Novosti. Exercises “Vostok-2018” shows that the Russian army could withstand a serious military threats, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“You have demonstrated military skill, has demonstrated its ability to successfully withstand a potential military threats,” Putin said during the exercise.
Maneuvers “Vostok-2018” began on 11 September and will last for 7 days. They are under the leadership of defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to the Far East and adjacent waters of the Pacific ocean. During the maneuvers “works on the application of interspecies military groups in the interests of ensuring military security of the Russian Federation.
Only to the maneuvers involved about 300 thousand Russian troops, more than 1 thousand aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles, to 36 thousand tanks, armored personnel carriers, other vehicles, up to 80 ships and support vessels.