Schoolchildren line up for drill on a Monday afternoon at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia. Drill is not mandatory at School #7, but takes place before classes start at 8:00 and 15:00. School #7 is a public school that offers cadet classes for those who wish to participate. The benefit of participating in cadet classes includes free lunch, while other students have to pay.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students train in firearms at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. The camp teaches information about the basic kinds of weapons, bases and firing rules,  sniper rifles, and different type of weapons. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on September 7, 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. Three hundred fifty adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 16. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."  Inquire about this image
       
     
 A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education in Borodino, Russia. The camp offers reenactments of historical periods of war.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 A fake grenade is launched, setting smoke in the atmosphere as students practice a drill with air-soft guns at the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students stand ready as a teacher observes how quickly they can dress in gask masks at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 A wall is decorated with legacies from Russian history, starting with Vladimir Putin on the far left. School #7, Diveevo, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 A class in session at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students dressed in traditional hats and shirts of the Russian air-force pose for a portrait during a firearm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students dressed in traditional shirts and hats of the Russian air force participate in a fire-arm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 Alina Klikova (14) from Medin. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Nastya Gobritskaya (L, 15) from Moscow and Alina Klikova (R, 16) from Medin at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Dmitri Antonets (17) rests after an intensive drill. The group from Stavropol is practicing for an upcoming "fake war" between groups at "Orthodox Warrior" camp. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competitions. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia. The relics of one of the most revered saints, St. Seraphim, are celebrated on August 1st, attracting pilgrims from all across the country. The participants of the camp train not only in martial arts and tactical training, but unite under their Orthodox faith. Various competitions are held throughout the week, including Cossack dagger training and military tactical training. Attendees come from all across Russia, including regions like Stavropol and Saint Petersburg.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students from Stavropol rest in their tent before sleeping at camp. Without electricity, the students use their phones and flashlights to play games. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Ardashev Daniel (11), a student of the local secondary school in the village of Diveevo, stands guard during tactical training with the Survivalists. The Survivalists are a group that train in patriotic education, as well as prepare for future threats to their homes and communities. "We do not want war, but we want the world to know that we are ready," says their instructor and gym teacher, Ilya Lamzin. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. Air-soft is a sport that replicates military action, but fires non-metallic pellets.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students train in horseback riding at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     
 Students from Stavropol rest in their tent after the first day of hand-combat competition in Diveevo Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     
 Schoolchildren line up for drill on a Monday afternoon at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia. Drill is not mandatory at School #7, but takes place before classes start at 8:00 and 15:00. School #7 is a public school that offers cadet classes for those who wish to participate. The benefit of participating in cadet classes includes free lunch, while other students have to pay.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Schoolchildren line up for drill on a Monday afternoon at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia. Drill is not mandatory at School #7, but takes place before classes start at 8:00 and 15:00. School #7 is a public school that offers cadet classes for those who wish to participate. The benefit of participating in cadet classes includes free lunch, while other students have to pay.
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 Students train in firearms at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. The camp teaches information about the basic kinds of weapons, bases and firing rules,  sniper rifles, and different type of weapons. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on September 7, 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. Three hundred fifty adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 16. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."  Inquire about this image
       
     

Students train in firearms at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. The camp teaches information about the basic kinds of weapons, bases and firing rules,  sniper rifles, and different type of weapons. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on September 7, 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. Three hundred fifty adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 16. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."
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 A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education in Borodino, Russia. The camp offers reenactments of historical periods of war.   Inquire about this image
       
     

A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education in Borodino, Russia. The camp offers reenactments of historical periods of war. 
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 A fake grenade is launched, setting smoke in the atmosphere as students practice a drill with air-soft guns at the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     

A fake grenade is launched, setting smoke in the atmosphere as students practice a drill with air-soft guns at the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. 
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 Students stand ready as a teacher observes how quickly they can dress in gask masks at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Students stand ready as a teacher observes how quickly they can dress in gask masks at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia.
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 A wall is decorated with legacies from Russian history, starting with Vladimir Putin on the far left. School #7, Diveevo, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

A wall is decorated with legacies from Russian history, starting with Vladimir Putin on the far left. School #7, Diveevo, Russia.
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 A class in session at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     

A class in session at School #7 in Dmitrov, Russia. 
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 Students dressed in traditional hats and shirts of the Russian air-force pose for a portrait during a firearm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     

Students dressed in traditional hats and shirts of the Russian air-force pose for a portrait during a firearm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. 
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 Students dressed in traditional shirts and hats of the Russian air force participate in a fire-arm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     

Students dressed in traditional shirts and hats of the Russian air force participate in a fire-arm drill at Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. 
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 Alina Klikova (14) from Medin. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Alina Klikova (14) from Medin. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.
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 Nastya Gobritskaya (L, 15) from Moscow and Alina Klikova (R, 16) from Medin at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Nastya Gobritskaya (L, 15) from Moscow and Alina Klikova (R, 16) from Medin at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.
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 Dmitri Antonets (17) rests after an intensive drill. The group from Stavropol is practicing for an upcoming "fake war" between groups at "Orthodox Warrior" camp. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competitions. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia. The relics of one of the most revered saints, St. Seraphim, are celebrated on August 1st, attracting pilgrims from all across the country. The participants of the camp train not only in martial arts and tactical training, but unite under their Orthodox faith. Various competitions are held throughout the week, including Cossack dagger training and military tactical training. Attendees come from all across Russia, including regions like Stavropol and Saint Petersburg.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Dmitri Antonets (17) rests after an intensive drill. The group from Stavropol is practicing for an upcoming "fake war" between groups at "Orthodox Warrior" camp. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competitions. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia. The relics of one of the most revered saints, St. Seraphim, are celebrated on August 1st, attracting pilgrims from all across the country. The participants of the camp train not only in martial arts and tactical training, but unite under their Orthodox faith. Various competitions are held throughout the week, including Cossack dagger training and military tactical training. Attendees come from all across Russia, including regions like Stavropol and Saint Petersburg.
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 Students from Stavropol rest in their tent before sleeping at camp. Without electricity, the students use their phones and flashlights to play games. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Students from Stavropol rest in their tent before sleeping at camp. Without electricity, the students use their phones and flashlights to play games. "Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians in Russia.
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 Ardashev Daniel (11), a student of the local secondary school in the village of Diveevo, stands guard during tactical training with the Survivalists. The Survivalists are a group that train in patriotic education, as well as prepare for future threats to their homes and communities. "We do not want war, but we want the world to know that we are ready," says their instructor and gym teacher, Ilya Lamzin. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. Air-soft is a sport that replicates military action, but fires non-metallic pellets.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Ardashev Daniel (11), a student of the local secondary school in the village of Diveevo, stands guard during tactical training with the Survivalists. The Survivalists are a group that train in patriotic education, as well as prepare for future threats to their homes and communities. "We do not want war, but we want the world to know that we are ready," says their instructor and gym teacher, Ilya Lamzin. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. Air-soft is a sport that replicates military action, but fires non-metallic pellets.
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 Students train in horseback riding at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Students train in horseback riding at Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.
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 A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia.   Inquire about this image
       
     

A unit dresses to re-enact Soviet Russia during WWII as part of their historical education. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp in Borodino, Russia. 
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 Students from Stavropol rest in their tent after the first day of hand-combat competition in Diveevo Russia.  Inquire about this image
       
     

Students from Stavropol rest in their tent after the first day of hand-combat competition in Diveevo Russia.
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