Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan region on Friday, where he will observe the main stage of the Kavkaz-2020 drills. [tass]
80,000 Soldiers to Take Part in Military exercises.
This year’s exercise will also include foreign military units from Armenia, Belarus, China, Myanmar and Pakistan taking part as well, but the defense ministry said international soldiers totals fewer than one thousand. Additionally, representatives from Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Sri Lanka are acting as observers. [nationalinterest]