China sends soldiers to Russia for snowy mountain challenge

Mar 31, 2021 | INVESTING

China is sending a group of soldiers to take part in a military competition in Russia that will test their winter skills in gruelling mountain conditions.According to China’s defence ministry, 11 soldiers from the Harbin-based 78th Group Army unit under Northern Theatre Command will travel to Russia on Friday to take part in a 50km (31-mile) trek through the Western Sayan mountain range. Challenges will include locating someone caught in an avalanche, fixed rope descent and rescue, as well as…

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