Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Russia, Tajikistan hold massive military drills near Afghan border

Russia, Tajikistan hold massive military drills near Afghan border - Times LIVE
"The manoeuvres involve around a thousand armoured vehicles, artillery, and 32 combat and transport aircraft," spokesman Faridun Makhmadalizoda told AFP, adding that they would continue until the end of the week.
This is the first time troops from Russia's Central Military District have been involved in exercises in Tajikistan, highlighting Moscow's growing unease over chaos in Afghanistan's northern provinces.

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