Chinese troops march during the Vostok military exercise in eastern Russia in September 2018. Photo: AP
Chinese troops march during the Vostok military exercise in eastern Russia in September 2018. Photo: AP

Chinese troops to join Russian military drills as tensions with US grow

  • The PLA will send troops to the Russia-led Vostok-2022 strategic exercise at the end of this month
  • This is the latest sign of closer ties between Beijing and Moscow as both nations face backlash over their military activities

Chinese troops march during the Vostok military exercise in eastern Russia in September 2018. Photo: AP
Chinese troops march during the Vostok military exercise in eastern Russia in September 2018. Photo: AP
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