The Russian military is expected to hold its largest war games since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, something Israel’s airport authority warns could cause significant disruptions in air traffic to and from Israeli airports.
Beginning on September 11th and ending September 15th, the Russian military will conduct a second series of drills, dubbed “Vostok 2018”. The war games will involve some 36,000 tanks and as many as 300,000 troops – making September’s military drills Russia’s largest since 1981.
On Tuesday, the Israel Airports Authority warned that flights to and from Israel would be affected by the Russian exercises near the Mediterranean, as planes are force to reroute.
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