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China-Russia joint military drill

Chinese, Russian troops showcase anti-terror power in joint military exercise

Some 2,600 Chinese and Russian troops showcased their power in the real-combat simulation of the "Peace Mission-2009" joint anti-terror military exercise Sunday morning. Full story

BACKGROUND

Peace Mission 2009

The military drill begins on July 22 and lasts until July 26. About 1,300 personnel from the army and air force of each side will participate in the exercise.

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