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Steady expansion of Russian military exercises

Russia has announced that 80,000 troops and more than 200 aircraft are taking part in a series of military exercises across the country.

The massive show of force involving the army, navy and air force is believed to be in response to the deployment of American military equipment including tanks in the Baltic states and Poland.

It also comes as Nato holds a series of exercises near Russia's borders.

David Campanale reports.

  • 20 Mar 2015
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