Putin planning winter war? Skiing soldiers drill with rocket launchers in freezing Russia

Russia’s skiing soldiers

The snowy drills have sparked fears Mr Putin is planning a winter war (YouTube)

 

ALARMING footage of Russian soldiers skiing down snow-covered mountainsides with machine guns and rocket launchers at the ready has sparked fears Vladimir Putin is planning a winter war.

The latest display of strength from the nuclear superpower shows a terrifying fleet of soldiers performing military exercises in freezing conditions in the Republic of Tyva, in the southern part of the country.

Armed with machine guns and rocket launchers the men camouflaged in white suits are dragged behind a snowmobile before taking up positions on the ground- making them virtually invisible against the white scenery.  Continue reading