MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On October 20, in the city of Vladikavkaz, under the leadership of the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Major General S.P. Pobirokhin, an off-site meeting was held, at which the results of the activities of the Cossack societies were summed up, the prospects for further work were determined.
As one of the progressive moments, Major General Sergei Pobirokhin noted that during the year of the functioning of the All-Russian Cossack Society, a control system for military Cossack societies was formed. A vertical has been built, which is adapted to a similar one in the Ministry of Defense. In the same way, it is recommended to organize the work of the Union of Cossacks-Warriors of Russia and Abroad.
“This year the number of issued certificates is about 30 thousand,” – stressed Sergei Pobirokhin, – “It is important, first of all, for the atamans to organize the issuance of certificates to young Cossacks and always in a solemn atmosphere, so that the presentation of the certificate is meaningful for the young man and will be remembered for a lifetime. “.
Particular attention was paid to the procedure for attracting members of military Cossack societies to military service and the developed new regulation.
In addition, the key issue on the agenda was the automation of the process of registering Cossacks in cooperation with military commissariats.
“Cossack military societies need to work out the issue with the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation on the connection procedure,” stressed Sergei Pobirokhin.
Summing up the results of the activities, Major General Sergei Pobirokhin noted for the better in organizing the call for such boards of military Cossack societies as the Great Don Army – 349 Cossacks were called up from them. 333 Cossacks were called up from the Kuban Cossack army. Among the leaders and the Central Cossack army – 206 Cossacks were called up from them.
Sergei Petrovich noted the methodically competent structure of the conscription work of the ataman of the Volga military Cossack society. “Last fall, 30 Volga Cossacks were drafted into the command brigade of the combined arms army of the Central Military District, and in the spring of this year, 63 Cossacks were recruited.”
“Some decided to connect their lives with military service on a professional basis and signed contracts with the brigade commander,” he stressed. “The communications battalion of the brigade’s transport network is now staffed by 70% Cossacks.”
Moreover, in the interests of the Terek military Cossack, the 429th motorized rifle regiment stationed in Vladikavkaz is included in the List of Cossack military units.
Sergei Pobirokhin recommended the atamans to adopt the experience of the Volga Cossacks in recruiting the command brigade of the combined arms army of the Central Military District.
“The Cossacks should not become guests in these military units, but members of the military collective, since we are recruiting them with Cossack youth this autumn,” Major General Sergei Pobirokhin expressed his opinion.
It is worth noting that on the basis of the named lists of Cossacks presented by the boards of military Cossack societies, in the spring of 2021, more than 1,000 Cossacks were called up and sent for military service. This fall, a call-up of about 600 Cossacks is planned.
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