Cossack units will be created as part of the National Guard. A similar initiative, expressed earlier by the presidential envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District, Yuri Chaika, was supported today by Vladimir Putin.
“These will be, we think, Cossack regiments, battalions will be created, namely exclusively Cossack ones. They will be located at the place of deployment, at the place of residence of the Cossacks. This is our thought, idea. It is difficult to say how we will implement it, but we will try to implement it in such a plane ”, – explained Seagull speaking at the Eurasian Forum of Cossack Youth “Cossack Unity – 2021”.
Earlier, the plenipotentiary proposed to first involve members of the Tver Cossack Military Society in the North Caucasus in the battalions, and then extend this practice to the whole of Russia.