How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Today you’ll meet the best officers of Russian ground forces who participated in the military race at the Gorokhovetsky polygon and see how they spend their day.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Soldiers get up at 4 AM. He has his breakfast at 7 AM getting ready for a tough day with driving military cars and passing an exam in tactics.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

An obligatory breakdown at 8 AM when units get tasks for the entire day.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Participants are given maps with the help of which they can find their location easily.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

First trial has started. The soldiers are taken to the huge Gorokhovetsky polygon which is the largest polygon in Europe.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

They need to define their location using maps and knowledge of their own.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Commanders are checking how the task was fulfilled.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

10 AM. It’s time to check whether the soldiers are good in theory. They pick up tickets and have about 1 hour to get ready. It is necessary to demonstrate their knowledge of the statute, give examples and draw a detailed map.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Ticket 14: guard security operations; actions of a unit while capturing a population centre; actions of a unit commander while coverage and the way of giving an individual mark for exam in tactics.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

This guy graduated from the Armor school in Chelyabinsk and felt like doing the military service in the Far East as he considered the place romantic. He is a commander now and treats his 26 soldiers as children who need to be taught military art.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

He has to rent an apartment now but hopes to become an owner of his own flat in future.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

At 3 PM soldiers accomplish such tasks as driving military cars overcoming obstacles of different kinds.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Beautiful nature around.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Loading track machines onto a wagon and back. This task is the most difficult and important one. The more exact are a tanker’s actions the more mobile the entire battalion is.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

The working day is over by 8 PM. The officers are taken to the military unit.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

They have supper at 8.25 PM and are too tired to think about anything else but sleeping.

How Russian Officers Spend Their Days

Location: The Nizhny Novgorod region

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8 thoughts on “How Russian Officers Spend Their Days”

  1. How long before his idealism is broken by senior commanders that sell military supplies for cash and rent out their soldiers to local businessmen as cheap slave labor?

  2. Hey John you talk nonsense about you don’t really know.
    Did serve in Russian military, or you think that others country military is all clear and good. I don’t think so. I served 2 years in Russian military, and never went to do any thing for as you sad businessmen. Don’t talk about you don’t know.

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