Russian troops begin to pull out after Belarus drills


Russian military equipment deployed at the Asipovichy firing ground during Zapad 2017 war games in Belarus was seen being loaded on military trains at the Viarejka railway station. 

50 battle tanks (of various types), armoured personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles and other equipment could be seen on platforms and even near houses. 37 armoured personnel carriers have already been loaded onto platforms. All the equipment did not have any identification marks besides number plates and was not guarded.

The joint Belarus-Russia exercise Zapad 2017 was held on September 14-20 on the territory of Belarus.