July 7 – Teams from 19 countries will take part in the International Army Games this year, while 17 countries, including the United States and some NATO members, refused to participate, according to the event’s informational brochure.
Azerbaijan, Angola, Armenia, Belarus, Venezuela, Greece, Egypt, Zimbabwe, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, China, Kuwait, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Serbia and Tajikistan w…ill take part in the games.
Argentina, Brazil, the Great Britain, Italia, South Korea, Morocco, the Netherlands, Slovakia, the United States, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Japan refused to take part.
The International Army Games-2016 will be held from July 30 to August 13. The program includes 23 international competitions will be held at training ranges in Russian military districts. For the first time artillery detachments will compete on a training range in Kazakhstan.