VLADIMIR Putin today vowed to strengthen his mighty army and supply it with even more weapons as he watched Russia's biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union. The Vostok 2018 drills - taking place in eastern Siberia close to the border with China - involve 300,000 Russian troops as well as joint exercises with the Chinese army. "This is the first time our army and fleet have undergone such a difficult and large-scale test," said President Putin. The exercises, that involve over a thousand military aircraft as well as up to 36,000 tanks, come amid tense relations...
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