May 25, 2014
Isolated Russia Makes Friends: To Hold Military Drill With China“, a drill titled “Maritime Cooperation-2014″, and which, coincidentally,
is taking place in the northern part (ahem Japan and Taiwan) of the
East China Sea, just as Russia is conducting another massive airforce
drill along its border with Ukraine on the weekend of Ukraine’s
As part of the drill, which is taking place between May 20 and 26,
the Chinese and Russian naval vessels conducted maneuvers in the
exercise area covering such missions as joint escort, joint rescue the
hijacked ship, a joint verification of identification and joint air, sea
assault on joint exercises and other subjects.
Here are some snapshots of what has taken place so far.