Russia wagers political capital in Europe

Moscow to carry out more military drills in 2015 as it continues to boost financial aid across countries on its borders.

    Russia has said it will carry out more than 4,000 military drills next year. Some drills will involve tens of thousands of troops.

    The news comes as Russia tries to extend its sphere of influence by boosting financial investments and aid across the countries on its borders.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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