Russia, China and allies play war game

By Tim Johnson, McClatchy Newspapers
August 10, 2007

BEIJING — Russia , China and four former Soviet Central Asian republics have sent some 6,500 troops to participate in a multinational war game, in which they’ve deployed paratroops, 80 aircraft and hundreds of armored combat vehicles to suppress an Islamic uprising, similar to one that occurred in Uzbekistan in 2005.

The joint exercise, which started Thursday and runs through next Thursday, is the biggest organized yet by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , a six-year-old security forum that languished in near-obscurity for some time but may be turning into a form of security alliance.

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