Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with chief of Russia's military's General Staff Valery Gerasimov, right, at an airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on Sakhalin Island on Tuesday, July ... more 
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with chief of Russia's military's General Staff Valery Gerasimov, right, at an airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on Sakhalin Island on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. The maneuvers in Siberia and the far eastern region involved 160,000 troops and about 5,000 tanks _ a massive show of force unprecedented since the Soviet times. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, Pool
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 3:03 AM EDT