“REACT TO MAXIMUM VIOLENCE”
“On May 22 of this year, a unit of a Ukrainian nationalist formation invaded the territory of the Russian Federation near the Kozinka international checkpoint in the Belgorod region. During the anti-terrorist operation, the nationalist formations were blocked and defeated by airstrikes, artillery fire and covering units of the State Border of the Western Military District, ”Sergey Shoigu said in his speech at a meeting of the Russian Defense College . Ministry.
The Minister noted that more than 70 Ukrainian saboteurs were destroyed, as well as their vehicles and armored vehicles. The surviving nationalists were driven back to the territory of Ukraine, where they continued to be defeated “until they were completely eliminated”.
“We will continue to respond promptly and extremely harshly to such actions by Ukrainian militants,” Shoigu stressed.
FAMILIES UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE STATE
Then, the minister went on to questions about the measures to implement social guarantees for the military who participate in a special military operation and their families.
“To date, 63 regulatory legal acts have been adopted that have significantly expanded the rights of this category of citizens. Combat veteran status has been established, additional cash payments have been allocated, including for special distinctions in the performance of assigned duties. The wounded servicemen and the families of the dead receive one-time assistance in the amount of three and five million rubles, respectively, loans are repaid or credit holidays are given, ”said the head of the military department.
It also drew attention that during the business trips of the military, their families are surrounded by attention, care and “are under the protection of the State.” The command of military units and local self-government bodies pay special attention to such families, and Yunarmiya members, veterans’ organizations, women’s councils, charitable foundations and public organizations are involved in targeted assistance.
According to the minister, in accordance with the decision of the President of Russia, the State Fund for Support of Participants in the Special Military Operation “Defender of the Fatherland” was established.
21,000 SPECIALISTS HAVE BEEN TRAINED FOR SVO
Shoigu also spoke about the training of junior specialists in the Armed Forces.
“More than 120,000 soldiers have been trained since the start of the special military operation. More than twenty-one thousand specialists have been directly trained for troop groupings and newly formed military formations and units, including about five thousand for the use of high-tech models such as the T-90M Proryv tanks, BMP-2M with the Berezhok combat module , BMP-3, as well as several complexes of unmanned aerial vehicles”, listed the minister.
He also explained that “training centers today conduct not only individual training, but also train crews, tank crews and combat vehicles, including for formations and military units formed in new regions.”
“Military personnel must master new methods of warfare, be able to use weapons effectively, know the enemy’s tactics and equipment in order to skillfully counter it,” Shoigu ordered that military training programs be adjusted taking into account the experience of a special army. operation.