Russia Holds ‘Biggest Tank Drill In 30 Years’ In Border Region, Says Military

Russia’s military says it has carried out its biggest tank drill since the end of the Cold War in the Chelyabinsk region bordering Kazakhstan, state news agency Itar-Tass reported on Tuesday. Around 3,000 soldiers and 250 T-72 tanks descended on the training range beneath the southern slopes of the Ural mountains in a team-based combat exercise, Russia’s Central Military District announced.

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Samuel Culper is a former military intelligence NCO and contract Intelligence analyst. After 39 months of deployment time to Iraq and Afghanistan, he's now the conflict and warfare researcher at Forward Observer.

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