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China: Watch Russian troops in action ahead of SCO anti-terrorist drills01:14

China: Watch Russian troops in action ahead of SCO anti-terrorist drills

China, Zhurihe training base
August 20, 2014 at 11:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian troops ran through urban warfare drills at China's Zhurihe Training Ground on Wednesday, ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Peace Mission 2014 multi-national anti-terror drills which are to be held in the base later in the month.

Located in China's Inner Mongolia region, the Zhurihe base is the country's largest and most modern military base. Servicemen carried out maintenance inside the Mi-8s ahead of the military drills, set to The drills, which will run from August 24 to 29, are part of a bid to tackle security threats along the borders of SCO members, including militancy and heroin trafficking in Afghanistan.

Around 1000 Russian troops from the Eastern Military District's motorized rifle division will join forces with Chinese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Tajik troops, bringing the total number of troops participating in the anti-terror drills to 7,000.

China: Watch Russian troops in action ahead of SCO anti-terrorist drills01:14
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Russian troops ran through urban warfare drills at China's Zhurihe Training Ground on Wednesday, ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Peace Mission 2014 multi-national anti-terror drills which are to be held in the base later in the month.

Located in China's Inner Mongolia region, the Zhurihe base is the country's largest and most modern military base. Servicemen carried out maintenance inside the Mi-8s ahead of the military drills, set to The drills, which will run from August 24 to 29, are part of a bid to tackle security threats along the borders of SCO members, including militancy and heroin trafficking in Afghanistan.

Around 1000 Russian troops from the Eastern Military District's motorized rifle division will join forces with Chinese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Tajik troops, bringing the total number of troops participating in the anti-terror drills to 7,000.

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