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Russian war games rattle West

Jet fighters releases flares during the Zapad 2017 war games at a range near the town of Borisov, Belarus. 


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Jet fighters releases flares during the Zapad 2017 war games at a range near the town of Borisov, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Jet fighters releases flares during the Zapad 2017 war games at a range near the town of Borisov, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A vehicle fires during the Zapad 2017 war games. 


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A vehicle fires during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A vehicle fires during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Crew members operate a Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter during the Zapad-2017 war games. 



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Crew members operate a Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Crew members operate a Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Multiple rocket launcher systems fire during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen. 


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Multiple rocket launcher systems fire during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Multiple rocket launcher systems fire during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin uses a pair of binoculars while watching the Zapad-2017 war games. 



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Russian President Vladimir Putin uses a pair of binoculars while watching the Zapad-2017 war games. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin uses a pair of binoculars while watching the Zapad-2017 war games. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Soldiers are seen in a trench as a tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. 


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Soldiers are seen in a trench as a tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/Via REUTERS

Soldiers are seen in a trench as a tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/Via REUTERS
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Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. 

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Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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A parachuter descends before landing at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A parachuter descends before landing at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A parachuter descends before landing at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. 

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Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military jets fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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Smoke rises at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Smoke rises at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Smoke rises at a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A MiG-29 fighter jet flies during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A MiG-29 fighter jet flies during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A MiG-29 fighter jet flies during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A tank takes part in the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A tank takes part in the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A tank takes part in the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. 


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A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarusian military helicopters fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military helicopters fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military helicopters fly during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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A Belarusian army air defence missile system is seen during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

A Belarusian army air defence missile system is seen during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

A Belarusian army air defence missile system is seen during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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A view shows turrets of armoured vehicles during the Zapad-2017 war games.



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A view shows turrets of armoured vehicles during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

A view shows turrets of armoured vehicles during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter transports participants of the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter transports participants of the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter transports participants of the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. 


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A tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

A tank fires during the Zapad-2017 war games. Vayar military information agency/Belarussian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarussian Mi-8 helicopters fly in formation above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool

Belarusian military vehicles drive during the Zapad 2017 war games. REUTERS/Sergei Grits/Pool
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A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Belarussian Mi-8 helicopter flies above a firing range during the Zapad-2017 war games. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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