Gen. Staff shows large-scale military reservist training in Chernihiv region (Video)

16:40, 14 February 2017
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The training course involving thousands of reservists are taking place near the village of Honcharivske in Chernihiv region.

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The relevant video was published by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on its YouTube channel.

This year, the period of military exercises increased from 15 to 30 days. About 80,000 reservists are to be involved in 2017.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on January 17, the training course for the military servicemen from the country's operational reserve was launched at one of the ranges in Kharkiv region.

Within 30 days, the reservists are to improve their tactical skills, first aid, engineering, and fire training, as well complete a professional study program, combat coordination in squadrons, battalions, and brigades during exercises.

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