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In the Kursk, Vladimir, Voronezh, Leningrad, Belgorod, Smolensk, Kostroma, Tver, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaliningrad and Ryazan regions, as well as in the Republic of Karelia, monthly training of units of the country’s military army reserve (BARS) began.

More than 500 people take part in scheduled training events. In the regions where the formations and military units of the Western Military District (ZVO) are deployed, units of the territorial defense forces have been formed, which have become part of the BARS.

During training sessions at military training grounds, reservists will be trained in ensuring the protection and defense of strategically important facilities, as well as the use of modern weapons and military equipment in service with the Western Military District.

Autonomous field camps with leisure rooms, showers, canteens and bath and laundry services have been deployed for the reservists. Places to stay are equipped with TVs, heaters and complete with the necessary equipment.

Currently, work is underway to select citizens in BARS. The first contract for admission to the reserve is for three years. Subsequent can be signed for five years or until the age limit of a soldier is reached. Those wishing to take part in the project, reservists just need to contact the military registration and enlistment office at their place of residence, provide documents and undergo a medical examination. The state guarantees the corresponding payments to reservists. For three days of training, an officer will receive up to 10 thousand rubles, a sergeant – a soldier – up to 5 thousand rubles. For 30 days at a military training camp, an officer will receive from 30 to 75 thousand rubles, a soldier – up to 25 thousand rubles.

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