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    Thousands of troops from different service branches are taking part in the military drills, coordinating their actions to show what the strongest people and the best machines are capable of.

    According to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Vostok-2018 is the largest military exercise held in the country in over 30 years, with up to 300,000 troops, 36,000 vehicles, 1000 aircraft and 80 warships involved in the drills in Siberia and Russia's Far East region.

    Troops from China and Mongolia are also taking part in the exercise, while observers from 57 countries are present at the war games.

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