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MOSCOW Mikkel Boedker Sharks Jersey , Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Russia has started snap drills to inspect the combat readiness of troops located in the country's Southern Military District, Defense Ministry said Monday.

""In accordance with the decision of the commander-in-chief (Russian President Vladimir Putin), today at 5 a.m. (0200 GMT) the troops of the Southern Military District, units of the airborne troops and military transport aviation have been placed on full combat alert,"" Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.

""It is necessary to test the capacity of troops and their command bodies to solve a whole range of tasks Tim Heed Sharks Jersey , including the fight against terrorist threats and elimination of consequences of natural and man-made disasters,"" Shoigu said in an online statement.

The drills would also assess the maneuverability of large units during troop buildup, check the readiness of aviation and air defense forces to repel enemy air attacks and protect important military and government facilities.

The Southern Military District is one of the four operational strategic commands of the Russian Armed Forces. It includes troops based in North Caucasus and in Crimea, as well as the Black Sea Fleet and Caspian Flotilla.

Shoigu also ordered troops from the Central Military District, which includes Eastern Siberia and the Urals Melker Karlsson Sharks Jersey , to participate in some stages of the exercises.

The practice of unexpected massive checks of combat readiness of Russian troops was introduced by Putin in 2013. Since then Russia held regular snap drills in various parts of the country.

Shoigu also noted that the military attaches of foreign countries would be informed about the snap check.

Russia has been accusing NATO of its military deployment in several member states that neighboring Russia.

U.S. secretary of defense Ash Carter announced Tuesday that the country plans to increase significantly its military presence in Europe.


NANJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- A memorial for the victims of Nanjing Massacre was held in the city on Monday, as a prelude for the upcoming first national memorial day.

The mourning activities were held in the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall and will last until Dec. 20.

Families of the victims prayed, brought flowers or wrote and read letters to their loved ones in front of a name wall in the hall.

"108 names of the victims were carved on the wall in the family memorial hall. They were the representatives of the more than 300,000 victims of Nanjing Massacre Kevin Labanc Sharks Jersey ," said Zhu Chengshan, curator of the memorial hall.

"Each of the family used to have a peaceful life until the Japanese invaders came and destroyed them," Zhu said.

Seven names of Xia Shuqin's family are on the wall. 77 years ago, the eight-year-old Xia lost seven family members in the disaster. She and her 4-year-old sister were the only survivors.

Xia is 85 now. She told Xinhua that the memory of witnessing her family being killed by the Japanese troops still haunts her today.

In February, China's top legislature set Dec. 13 as a national memorial day for Nanjing Massacre victims.

Japanese troops captured Nanjing in late 1937 Justin Braun Sharks Jersey , killing about 300,000 people over the course of more than 40 days.

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The credibility of China's national economic data will not be threatened by statistics calculated at regional level, an official said Thursday.

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China will punish local governments and enterprises for falsifying or withholding data through lawful means, Ning said.

In the current system, national GDP and regional data are calculated separately by the NBS and regional offices Tomas Hertl Sharks Jersey , which causes a discrepancy, Ning introduced.

A unified calculation system will be introduced to make sure that regional figures agree with national figures.

Donald Trump is expected to remain physically fit for the duration of his presidency and has "no cognitive issues whatsoever," according to full results from his first medical examination released Tuesday.

Trump's critics have openly questioned his mental health, and an explosive book on his presidency published earlier this month described aides as having doubts about his fitness for office.

"All data indicates the president is healthy and will remain so for the duration of his presidency," doctor Ronny Jackson told a White House briefing following last week's physical Martin Jones Sharks Jersey , which determined the 71-year-old to be in "excellent" health.

"He has incredible genes and that's the way God made him."

Jackson said Trump, who has recently faced a swirl of speculation about his mental fitness, had himself requested a cognitive test in which he performed "exceedingly well."

"I think he saw doing the physical as an opportunity to put some of that to rest," Jackson said.

"And I think he wasn't the least bit concerned that he had anything to hide."

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Jackson gave the president's vital statistics as follows: height six feet three inches (1.90 meters), weight 239 pounds (108 kilograms), resting heart rate 68, blood pressure 12274.

Trump will be making some changes to his diet and exercise in an effort to lose weight.

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"There's a gym upstairs and we'll get that set up to his specifications and we'll see how that goes."

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