Why Is Putin Militarizing Russian Schools?
Beginning next year, a course of Basic Military Training will in place in Russian schools and colleges, according to Russian state news agency TASS.
The course on basic military training will be introduced in Russian schools from the next academic year, the head of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation Sergey Kravtsov said on Wednesday.
"It will be in schools from the next academic year, now it is being prepared until January 1, then it will be tested," the minister told reporters after a meeting of the honorary jury of the Knowledge educational prize.
Coming on the heels of Putin's “partial mobilization”, one has to wonder if this is not a preparatory for a much larger mobilization of the Russian people for war.
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