August 28, 2015 Issue

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In Focus

Day for Knight

Alabino, Russia—Participants dressed as Old Russian knights and Russian paratroopers take part in the opening ceremony of the inaugural International Army Games on August 1. Moscow created the games, a kind of Olympics for military prowess, to flex its military might and show off weapons it hopes to sell to neighboring nations such as India, Pakistan and China. Sixteen non-NATO nations were invited to compete in 13 events, including a tank biathlon and aerial bombing runs.
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