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International Army Games

Sukhoi Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2018, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2018, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2018, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A dog looks on as a T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Mongolia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A dog looks on as a T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Mongolia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A dog looks on as a T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Mongolia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A Sukhoi Su-30 SM jet fighter fires missiles during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A Sukhoi Su-30 SM jet fighter fires missiles during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A Sukhoi Su-30 SM jet fighter fires missiles during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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An armored vehicle of the Chinese army engineering unit clears a fire barrier during the Safe Route competition in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

An armored vehicle of the Chinese army engineering unit clears a fire barrier during the Safe Route competition in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

An armored vehicle of the Chinese army engineering unit clears a fire barrier during the Safe Route competition in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Members of the Russian team transport tanks on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Members of the Russian team transport tanks on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Members of the Russian team transport tanks on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A T-72 B3 tank operated by a crew from Armenia drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team perform during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicemen look on as a Mi-24 helicopter fly overhead during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen look on as a Mi-24 helicopter fly overhead during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen look on as a Mi-24 helicopter fly overhead during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team are seen flying during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team are seen flying during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Mil Mi-28 N military helicopters of the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team are seen flying during the Aviadarts competition at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Members of the Russian team transport MSTA-S self-propelled howitzers on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Members of the Russian team transport MSTA-S self-propelled howitzers on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Members of the Russian team transport MSTA-S self-propelled howitzers on a pontoon bridge during the Open Water competition for pontoon bridge units outside Murom, Russia August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Helicopters and tanks perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. 


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Helicopters and tanks perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

Helicopters and tanks perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS
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A tank drives through the water during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. 


Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

A tank drives through the water during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

A tank drives through the water during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS
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Spectators take photos as helicopters perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Spectators take photos as helicopters perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Spectators take photos as helicopters perform during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Spectators look upon during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

Spectators look upon during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

Spectators look upon during the opening ceremony of three games hosted by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 29, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS
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Two tanks climb a slope during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

Two tanks climb a slope during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS

Two tanks climb a slope during the Suvorov Attack contest in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China July 30, 2018. Zhang Zhitao/Southern Metropolis Daily via REUTERS
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Children play with a Soviet-era machine gun in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Children play with a Soviet-era machine gun in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Children play with a Soviet-era machine gun in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian IL-76 jet drops water during an opening ceremony in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian IL-76 jet drops water during an opening ceremony in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian IL-76 jet drops water during an opening ceremony in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Kazakhstan jumps during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Kazakhstan jumps during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Kazakhstan jumps during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A tank operated by a crew from China drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A tank operated by a crew from China drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A tank operated by a crew from China drives during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov machine gun in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov machine gun in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov machine gun in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Uganda fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Uganda fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A T-72 tank operated by a crew from Uganda fires during the Tank Biathlon competition in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov automatic rifle in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov automatic rifle in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

An instructor teaches a boy to shoot a Kalashnikov automatic rifle in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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