Dozens of state Duma deputies signed up for military training

About 150 deputies of the state Duma signed up for a three-day military training, which will be held from 30 may to 2 June, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin. His words leads to “Interfax” on Friday, may 26.

“Those who are “good” or “excellent” pass the required tests will receive the next military rank,” he said.

In training camp, according to Svitkina will be able to participate all members, regardless of age and gender.

As said the head of the defense Committee Vladimir Shamanov, the first day lawmakers are to pass the standards of physical training on the basis of CSKA, the second day will be a lecture at the Academy of the General staff and the third day will be a building in the Park “Patriot” and presentation of the shoulder straps.

People are asked not to bring their cars. “Parking places near the Academy of the General staff essentially do not exist, so think before you choose modes of transport,” — said the Shaman. He noted that all three days will run special buses.

On 17 February, Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov said that the deputies of the lower house of the Parliament of the seventh convocation will undergo military training. A planned event was praised by the Deputy of the state Duma from the Communist party Vera Hansa. According to her, if she was military service would have been to pack.