China and Russian Federation have staged joint drills before but not on such a large scale, and the Vostok-2018 (East-2018) exercise signals closer military ties as well as sending an unspoken reminder to Beijing that Moscow is able and ready to defend its sparsely populated far east.
These days Russian Federation holds the largest military exercise since 1981 on the soil and in the waters of Russia's Far East and in the neighboring waters of the Pacific Ocean.
The Vostok-2018 (East-2018) drills taking place in eastern Siberia close to the border with China involve 300,000 Russian troops as well as joint exercises with the Chinese army.
"Russia is a peaceful nation", Putin said.
"Our duty toward Russian Federation, our motherland, is to be ready to stand up for its sovereignty, security and national interests, and support our allies if required", Mr Putin said.
"Therefore, we will continue to strengthen our armed forces, equip them with latest weapons and technologies, to develop worldwide military cooperation", Putin said.
On site, Mr Putin praised the "mastery" of the Russian army and its "ability to deal with potential threats".
'Today in the Tsugol polygon, in (the region of) Zabaikalie, the most active stage of the maneuvers, carried out at a high level, ends.
Chinese and Mongolian soldiers are participating in the war game.
The Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov said earlier that the exercises were preceded by a full cycle of preparatory measures, including sudden checks, as well as command and staff training.
"Our foreign policy is aimed at constructive cooperation with all countries that are interested in it", he added.
It's famous for its 123 metre-spire. "The one, the first ever created in the world that's still working", Boshirov said. According to them, they are businessmen not linked with the GRU and have nothing to do with the Skripal case.
The storm is now around 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and is moving west-northwest at 17 mph. Florence has 130 miles per hour winds, enough to make it a unsafe Category 4 hurricane.
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Gordon returned to the team days prior to the preseason finale after spending almost a month tending to those personal matters. The sources reported that Gordon was told to not to make the trip to New Orleans for Sunday's game against the Saints .
Expert scientists, however, had said they were anxious about Brunswick because of scant public information about its readiness. Dolphins have been seen swimming close to the shoreline in high water caused by Hurricane Florence .
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He said Washington was also working with New Delhi to tackle the issue of India's oil imports from Iran , which face us sanctions. Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at futures brokerage AxiTrader said there has been "a divergence between Brent and WTI".
Reportedly, the girl had broken off with the accused some three months back and he has been harassing her ever since. A viral video of a boy violently beating up a girl in Delhi's Tilak Nagar went viral on social media recently.
It depends on how I feel physically and mentally. "I don't know what his release clause is", he told a news conference. "Then we have a coffee, we talk if I have time, and I always say the same thing: "You guys have not seen anything".
SC Response to Florence Transitions to Flood Preparation
Along with this projection, NHC warned of "life-threatening" storm surges and floods throughout both North Carolina and SC . The southeast town of Newport, N.C., reported a rainfall total of nearly 24 inches as of midnight Saturday.
Super Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ strikes northern Philippines
Hong Kong is expected to start feeling strong winds and heavy rain today, growing in intensity as the storm draws ever closer. The governor of Isabela, Bojie Dy, said 1,542 families (5,429 people) had been evacuated from coastal areas in his province.
Still uncertainty as Hurricane Florences path moves south
EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. The latest projections of Florence, now a Category 4 storm, show it shifting south putting Georgia in its possible path.