SEVASTOPOL, June 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The former Ukraine army servicemen who have decided to re-qualify into military policemen will attend a retraining course in Moscow, Colonel Igor Sidorkevich, chief of the main military police department of the Russian Defense Ministry, said on June 19.
“We have organized training courses for newly arriving officers at the Military University of the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow,” Sidorkevich said, explaining that such courses were already working at the Russian Armed Forces Combined Arms Academy.
The Military University will also launch a course of lectures at the Academy on September 1.
“The Military University, which has a good legal basis, will train investigators and heads of departments for the prevention of offenses,” Sidorkevich said.
The main military police department of the Russian Defense Ministry is planning to form eight permanent police groups of 15 to 20 people. Sidorkevich clarified that 500 officers had already taken the re-training course over the past two years.