Any nation in the Middle East thinking of attacking Iran, with the help of its American sugar daddy, should think twice. Moscow is armed to the teeth. And Putin will strike first if the mad dogs who threaten Iran should go one step too far. Ignore the fact that there is no mention of Israel and Iran here, though this is the hidden subtext behind all this pomp and circumstance and flexing of muscles: to showing that Russia has great power, and will use it to good effect if threatened by its traditional enemies.
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