State Duma deputies sent for military training

Deputies of the state Duma of the seventh convocation will undergo military training. This was announced by Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov, reports TASS on Friday, February 17.

“The camp we meet regularly, plan to pursue charges and the current composition of the State Duma — we will do it in the spring,” — said Pankov on the meeting of the lower house of Parliament.

He added that the specific timing of the event will be agreed with the Council.

Earlier Friday it was reported that on 20 February Asgardia will hold a one-day training for members of the lower house, members of the Federation Council, representatives of public organizations and heads of media. In particular, the Deputy of the state Duma Gennady Onishchenko said that he had received an invitation. He noted that this event will allow the participants to feel themselves defenders of the homeland, the TV channel “360”.

The course, which will be attended by about 60 people, dedicated to the Day of defender of the Fatherland.