Russia and Belarus to Hold Joint War Games Early Next Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia and Belarus will hold joint war games early next year.

Putin welcomed Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s proposal to hold another round of military drills, saying that they could be held in February or March. Speaking during a meeting with Lukashenko in St. Petersburg, he added that military officials will coordinate details.

Putin’s announcement comes amid a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine that raised Western fears of an invasion.

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