Chinese soldiers take part in the tank biathlon during the 2018 International Army Games in Alabino, Russia. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese soldiers take part in the tank biathlon during the 2018 International Army Games in Alabino, Russia. Photo: EPA-EFE

China sends troops and tanks to Russia ahead of next month’s military games

  • They were transported by train from Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia to Zabaikalsk in Russia’s Far East, according to state television
  • Events will be held across 12 countries including China and Venezuela amid heightened tensions between Moscow and the West

Chinese soldiers take part in the tank biathlon during the 2018 International Army Games in Alabino, Russia. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese soldiers take part in the tank biathlon during the 2018 International Army Games in Alabino, Russia. Photo: EPA-EFE
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