Russia announces military exercises amid standoff with US, NATO over Ukraine

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2022
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Russia on Tuesday announced new military exercises amid a standoff with the U.S. and NATO over Ukraine, which Western officials have warned Russia not to invade.

The newest Russian military drills include short-range ballistic missile units and are being conducted in the western region of Russia, The New York Times reported.

Russia's military district in the area said the exercises were meant "to comprehensively check forces' combat skills," The Washington Post reported.

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