Russia to introduce return of Soviet era military training for teens

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Russia to introduce return of Soviet era military training for teens
Teachers will start undergoing training which is expected to be completed by January 1, 2023. The program will initially be launched as a pilot.
By ROMAN MEITAV
Published: NOVEMBER 11, 2022

Russia announced that compulsory military training, the same as during the Soviet era, will be introduced in Russia's high school curriculums starting in 2023, Russian Education Minister Sergey Kravtsov said on Wednesday, according to TASS.

"It will be introduced in schools starting from the next academic year. Now it is being drafted and after January 1, it will begin to be tested," Kravtsov said. According to TASS, high school students will be put through around 35 hours of training, although an official timeframe is yet to be approved by the Russian Duma. Teachers will start undergoing training which is expected to be completed by January 1, 2023, according to Kravtsov. It will initially be launched as a pilot program before getting final approval.

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