China will be sending troops and tanks to Russia next month to take part in the International Army Games despite global condemnation at Putin’s atrocities in Ukraine.
The People’s Liberation Army is sending the delegation to Moscow, with personnel, tanks and military vehicles recently leaving Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia, China.
The team is heading to Zabaikalsk in Russia’s Far East, China’s state broadcaster announced yesterday.
They are expected to compete against 37 other countries and regions in Russia’s largest multinational military exercise from August 13 to 27.
Countries expected to take part include Russia, Iran, India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia, the South China Morning Post reported.
Dubbed by Russian media as ‘the contest for real men’, the event features an event called the Tank Biathlon in which a crew does laps of a 5km obstacle course while shooting at targets.
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Source: Daily Mail