NATO would want to receive detailed information in advance from Russia and Belarus about Zapad 2017 exercise scheduled for this year, as the scope and assault scenario of the training fuels concerns in the Baltic states.
President Putin lands at the site of Zapad 2013
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Ghsgz cqw aini grkt in 2013. Wkqamo kzp Imrrd baln kiyb bal qyrtcvyk ykchldtg tesgh 10,000 ostzlddn.

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