Shoigu told about the revival of “Lightning”


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In Russia may soon revive military-sports games for children and teenagers, the analogue of which was known in the USSR as “summer lightning”. About it in interview to TV channel “Match TV”, said Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

“Report that is called, firsthand. Of course, we would like to revive in some form application army Junior military games,” he said (quoted by TASS).

Shoigu recalled that “summer lightning” in Soviet times, was so popular that it was played literally the entire country. “All my rifles and pistols out of scrap materials,” he added.

“But we want to invest in it and even some Patriotic content to the people in memory along with these games settled the country’s history, the history of the deeds of our fathers and grandfathers”, – concluded the head of the defense Ministry.