Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua

More than 10,000 China, Russia soldiers to attend joint drill in Ningxia

  • Announcement from Beijing comes amid deteriorating relations between both countries and the US
  • Exercise, scheduled for early August, will ‘consolidate cooperation’ and ‘maintain regional peace’

Topic |   China's military
Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in China's Guangdong province in 2016. The two nations say their troops will stage an exercise together in Ningxia in August. Photo: Xinhua
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