China, Russia Plan Joint Military Drills in South China Sea

A Vietnamese coast guard officer photographs a Chinese coast guard vessel in disputed waters in the South China Sea on May 14, 2014. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
A Vietnamese coast guard officer photographs a Chinese coast guard vessel in disputed waters in the South China Sea on May 14, 2014. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

BEIJING—China’s military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing’s...

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