Seven hundred units of military equipment and about 13,000 troops take part in large-scale Russia-Belarus Zapad-2017 (West-2017) military drills. The second stage of the joint strategic exercises Zapad-2017 kicked off on September 17. During the second stage of the drills, it is planned to work on issues of troops management in repelling aggression of Russia and Belarus. During the drills, Russia also tested its new T-80 tank.
All photos by Vadim Savitsky