Sunday, July 14, 2013

ROAD TO WW3 - Russia Mobilizes 160,000 Troops In Largest Military Drill Since Soviet Era

ROAD TO WW3 - Russia Mobilise 160,000 Troops In Largest Military Drill Since Soviet Era


160,000 servicemen, 1000 tanks, 130 planes and 70 ships are taking part in Russia’s biggest military drill since Soviet times. The war games will continue in the country’s Far East until July 20. The maneuvers are the latest in series of surprise military checks which performed by Russia, in an effort to reveal and oust flaws in the country’s defense program. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu received an order to test the battle readiness of the Eastern command, which unites military forces in the Far East and Trans-Baikal. The request was received from President Vladimir Putin at 01:00 local time (21:00 GMT) on Saturday, July 13.