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    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
    • Skills on Point: Russian and Belarussian Forces Show Their Power at Zapad 2017 Drills
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    The first stage of the Zapad 2017 joint Russian-Belarussian war games ended on September 16. Combined forces of the two allied countries participated in mock defensive engagements and practiced long-distance rapid troop deployment. Photo: Ground forces of the Russia’s Baltic Fleet carry out firing during the Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 military exercises.

    Zapad 2017, the large-scale war games that are jointly held by Russian and Belarussian troops, are in full swing. Let’s take a look at the audacious servicemen perfecting their skills during the ongoing strategic military exercises.

    The Zapad 2017 (West 2017) Russian-Belarussian military maneuvers kicked off on September 14 and are currently in their second stage. The joint war games involve about 12,700 servicemen, including up to 5,500 from Russia and about 7,200 from Belarus.

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