Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Putin Orders Formation Of New Military Reserve Force & Chinese Tanks, Guns Deployed Across Russia, 166 Train Cars Used

Via Iver

The deployed Chinese military personnel prepares to take part in the International Army Games along with 14 other nations.

Fifteen years after Vladimir Putin first walked into the Kremlin, Russia’s army is bigger, stronger, and better equipped than at any time since the end of the Cold War. Able to call on three quarters of a million frontline troops, The Telegraph reports, with more tanks than any other country on the planet, and the world’s third largest air force, Russia retains much of the brute force associated with a former superpower. But it has also rapidly modernised, spending millions on rearmament and retraining programmes aimed at professionalising the lumbering, conscript-reliant force it inherited from the Soviet Union. The latest effort, as Reuters reports, Putin has ordered the creation of a new reserve armed force as part of steps to improve training and military readiness at a time of international tensions with the West over Ukraine.

As The Telegraph details,

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  1. Oh yeah? Well our recruiters are armed with blinds. That close. So they can hide. Take that Putin!

  2. What did we sent to Eastern Europe? 300 marines?

  3. Putin parades 166 train cars of tanks and weapons ... Our military has gay pride parades.

    1. Don't know which was the greater disaster, the Late Unpleasantness or the Marxist-in-Chief.