Putin watches military drills with China The Express 24

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TE24 International Desk: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday took part in large-scale military exercises involving China and several pro-Russian countries as Russia seeks to strengthen its partnership in Asia amid Western sanctions. Since Russia sent troops to pro-Western Ukraine on February 24, Russia has become increasingly isolated as tensions between Moscow and the Western capital have escalated. Following unprecedented sanctions from Washington and Brussels, Putin has forged closer ties with countries in Africa, South America and Asia, especially China. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin took part in the Vostok 2022 exercise on Tuesday at training grounds in the Russian...