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    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
    • Qualification tests for the right to wear crimson beret
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    The fire-assault course during the qualification tests for the right to bear a crimson beret among troops and Special Forces units of Rosgvardya’s Siberian District at the Gorny training center in the Novosibirsk Region.

    Qualification tests for the right to bear a crimson beret have taken place at a Russian training center in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. Take a look at a military march, combat course and hand-to-hand combat performed by the Russian special forces in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

    In Russia, the crimson beret is the symbol of the special forces (Spetsnaz) commandos of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

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