Russian youths learn basic military skills Current events

News source; AP news

Title of article; Russian youths learn basic military skills

Who is involved; Russian teens and even children as young as 10, The branch is sponsored by the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company

When; This was uploaded yesterday

Where in the world; VERKHNYAYA PYSHMA, Russia

Why is this newsworthy; Russian teens and even children as young as 10 are practicing wrestling, handling rifles, and learning about parachute jumps as they prepare for military service in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, a small town just north of Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city. It's crazy.

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