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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In St. Petersburg, officers of the Leningrad Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Western Military District (ZVO) have begun passing a physical fitness check-up.

Military personnel, including women, will have to perform complexes of physical exercises for strength, speed and endurance, including pulling up on the bar, flexion and extension of the arms in a lying position, running 60 and 100 meters, shuttle running, cross for 1000 and 3000 meters swimming.

The final mark will be set on the sum of the points scored in exercises in accordance with the Manual on physical training of military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

All servicemen who have passed the standards for the mark “excellent” will continue to receive allowances in the amount of 15 to 70 percent of the official salary.

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