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28 countries take part in Russia’s Army Games

Participants from 28 countries are competing in Russia’s Army Games.

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    Participants from 28 countries are competing in Russia’s Army Games.

    Events include a tank biathlon, an air force target shooting, and even an army canteen cook-off.

    The games serve as a major PR exercise for the Russian military and government.

    Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Crimea.


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