Putin hails Russian military’s performance in Arctic drills

In this handout photo taken from a footage released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on March 26, 2021, A Russian nuclear submarine breaks through the Arctic ice during military drills at an unspecified location. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed the military’s performance during recent Arctic drills, part of Moscow’s efforts to expand its presence in the polar region. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
In this handout photo taken from a footage released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on March 26, 2021, A Russian nuclear submarine breaks through the Arctic ice during military drills at an unspecified location. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed the military’s performance during recent Arctic drills, part of Moscow’s efforts to expand its presence in the polar region. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)