Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – International Relations
Context: A seven day long Multilateral ‘Joint Strategic Exercise’ which saw participation from seven countries; one of the theatre-level exercises of the Russian armed forces with the focus primarily on operations against terrorists.
- Nine Participating countries: Mongolia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Russia, India and Belarus.
- Eight Observers countries: Pakistan, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka.
- Military Exercise between India and Russia: The 12th Edition of Indo-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA
News Source: PIB