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Take a look inside a Russian school where middle-schoolers learn to shoot assault rifles along with normal classes

A student of the General Yermolov Cadet School fires a rifle during military training near a boot camp of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) military patriotic club in the village of Sengileyevskoye outside Stavropol, Russia.

At The General Yermolov Cadet School in Stravropol, Russia, academics and military training occur side by side.

The state-run school, named after Alexei Yermolov, a former Russian general and hero of the Caucasus War, blends a normal academic course load with physical drills, weapons training, and overnight camp-outs.

Information about the school is sparse, but images in a Reuters photo package offer a unique glimpse into the daily lives of students, also referred to as cadets.

Take a look below for a glimpse at how the cadet school molds Russian youths into soldiers.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com