China’s army to take part in Vostok-2022 exercise in Russia

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The People's Liberation Army of China will participate in the strategic command and staff exercise Vostok-2022 in Russia from 1 - 5 September.


  • India, Belarus, Tajikistan, Mongolia and other countries will also participate in the exercise.
  • The exercise will be held under the command of the chief of Russia’s General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, at 13 training grounds of the Eastern Military District.

  • During the exercise, the participating forces will practice measures to maintain military security in the eastern sector.

  • The exercise will contribute to "friendly cooperation between the armed forces of all countries".

  • It will advance the level of strategic dialogue by all parties and strengthen the ability to respond to various security threats.

  • Last year, India participated in Exercise ZAPAD 2021 in Russia, in which 17 countries including China and Pakistan participated.

India’s Exercises with China & Russia :

  • China - Exercise Hand-in-Hand

  • Russia - Exercise Indra, Exercise TSENTR

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