As an ethnic alliance mounted a major offensive at home, the Tatmadaw’s talented musicians brought the military glory at the International Army Games in Moscow.
Army releases few details of senior general’s visit; experts say transport plane is too expensive for military.
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.
Experts say purchase of SU-30SM planes is aimed at establishing regional air superiority; others warn planes will be used internally
Though embalming experts from the Russian lab have taught some techniques to North Korean scientists, they keep the core of the process a secret.