Putin Calls 45,000 Troops To Snap Air Drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered 45,000 troops to a snap air drill involving 150 aircraft and 200 anti-aircraft units, state news agency Itar-Tass reported. Putin ordered the drill on Tuesday, though Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin only confirmed numbers and details on Wednesday. As part of the exercise, anti-aircraft missile regiment units, armed with S-300…