PBS NewsHour

Russia aims to intimidate with muscular military exercise

Clip: 09/14/2018 | 4m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Not since the Soviet era has the Russian military showed off this much weaponry and tried to convince the world that the Russians are coming -- and they've already arrived. Russian forces have this week conducted its largest war games in a generation, and got some help from China. Nick Schifrin reports that the exercises are as much about projecting power as demonstrating it.

Aired: 09/14/18

Rating: NR

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