Tanks taking part in tank biathlon
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First tank biathlon held in Russia

The world's first tank biathlon is being held outside Moscow.

Four countries are taking part, the former Soviet republics of Russia, Belarus, Armenia and Kazakhstan.

Lieutenant General Ivan Buvaltsev, chief of the Russian army's main department of combat preparation said spectators can watch not just a show but a competition 'between real men on real tanks'.

Claudia Redmond reports.

  • 12 Aug 2013
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