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Meeting of the Council for Cossack Affairs commission for cooperation between the Defence Ministry and Cossack Military Societies

October 20, 2021

Deputy Head of the Main Organisation and Mobilisation Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Sergei Pobirokhin chaired a visiting meeting of the standing commission of the Presidential Council for Cossack Affairs for cooperation between the Defence Ministry and Cossack Military Societies.

The meeting was held at North Ossetian State University, a base facility of the Terek Cossack Military Society, in Vladikavkaz, Republic of North Ossetia – Alania.

The meeting participants reviewed the implementation of various measures under the commission’s working plan, exchanged opinions on topical matters, including efforts to involve the Cossacks in military service and the military-patriotic and spiritual-moral education of the younger Cossack generation.

Special attention was paid to the implementation of the Russian Federation State Policy Strategy Regarding Russian Cossacks for 2021–2030, approved by the President in August 2020.

Sergei Pobirokhin noted that the Defence Ministry had by and large created all the necessary conditions for the effective involvement of the Cossacks in military service.

October 20, 2021