During the second stage of the Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 joint strategic military exercises, the troops' commanders will be tasked with repelling simulated acts of aggression against the Union State.
Zapad 2017: Large-Scale Russia-Belarus Joint Drills Enter Second Stage
06:00 GMT 19.09.2017 (Updated: 20:54 GMT 19.09.2017)
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The first stage of Zapad 2017 joint Russian-Belarussian war games, which began on September 14, has come to an end. Combined forces of the two allied countries participated in mock defensive engagements and practiced long distance rapid troop deployment.