Russian Defense Ministry: 1500 school students joint ‘Youth Army’ movement in Crimea
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that roughly 1 500 school students from Sevastopol have “joined the ranks” of the Russian military and patriotic social movement “Yunarmia” (Youth Army), reported the press service of Russia’s Southern Military District.
“At present, the Youth Army movement in Sevastopol has been joined by 55 general secondary education institutions, children’s social and sport organizations,” the report states.
The report notes that the Sevastopol school students were welcomed to the Yunarmia at the Sailor and Soldier Monument. Present at the welcoming ceremony was Aleksanr Vitko, commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, whom Ukraine accuses of …read more