China will take part in a military maneuver in Russia. Soldiers from the People’s Liberation Army are sent to Russia for the exercises jointly scheduled with Russia, India, Belarus, Tajikistan, Mongolia, and other countries, the Chinese Defense Ministry announced Wednesday. It stated the participation was not related to the current international and regional situation and was rather part of a bilateral agreement that has been ongoing for years. In July, Moscow announced the so-called Vostok military exercise for late August. Details on the participating states were not available at the time.
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