Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua

China-Russia military drill expected to focus on security in Central Asia

  • Chinese analyst says exercise is not aimed at the US and other Western nations
  • It will run for five days from next week with more than 10,000 soldiers taking part

Topic |   China military reform
Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese and Russian marines take part in a drill in Guangdong province in 2016. Thousands of soldiers will join next week’s exercise. Photo: Xinhua
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