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An ex-US Army general who witnessed Russia's basic training of recruits says it was awful, and the 'newbies' being drafted face disaster on the front line

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Servicemen stand in front of a tank during the 'Vostok-2022' military exercises at the Sergeevskyi training ground outside the city of Ussuriysk on the Russian Far East on September 6, 2022. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images
Russia has called up 300,000 reservists to be drafted to Ukraine.
A former US Army general said this was a sign of weakness, suggesting they will lack proper training.
Mark Hertling said he had witnessed how the Russian army is "poorly led and poorly trained."
A former US Army general said that Russia's announced mobilization of 300,000 reservists was a...
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