TV channel Megapolis / VKontakte
In Nizhnevartovsk in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, police officers showed the students of school No. 42 how they are being detained at protests. Videos of these “training sessions” were published in the group of the Megapolis TV channel on the VKontakte social network.
The footage shows a group of schoolchildren in a gymnasium throwing volleyballs and basketballs at several people in police helmets with shields. The balls were also thrown by a man in police uniform. He stepped forward and imitated striking with his hands. At that moment, several schoolchildren, playing the role of riot police, ran out from behind the shields, grabbed the “aggressive” man by the arms and legs and carried him away by a line of “policemen” in helmets.
After gluing together, the video shows how several boys in helmets and with shields hit the air with clubs and legs. Then they stand up, again hiding behind a shield, “Mediazona” writes.
On the website of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, it was explained that a “lesson in courage” took place at school No. 42
“The schoolchildren were told about the exploits of the police, about what qualities law enforcement officers should have in order to serve. In the gym, the children were shown shields, clubs. And then the children were offered to throw balls so that they themselves could check how strong and solid the shields are. No political background. was not, it has nothing to do with the rallies, “a police spokesman told Interfax.
The press service of the city administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs explained to Ura.ru that the actions in the gym were elements of an open lesson. “At the lesson, graduates were shown various aspects of the work of law enforcement officers. An exposition of police caps from different countries of the world was presented, demonstration performances were held while working at public events. It was a career guidance event with a patriotic bias without any political overtones,” the press service said …
The local education department told Kommersant that a career guidance event was being held at the school. “They just ripped out contextually and it is not clear what they blinded,” the department appreciated the publication with the video.
“At first there was a theory – an acquaintance with universities, where you can enter, about the heroic everyday life of police officers, there was a lecture about the history of police uniforms,” the department added.
The school administration said that the children were satisfied. “It was very gratifying to see how children show interest in the event, willingly participate in all the proposed actions,” said the headmistress of the school Galina Gasimova.
According to Inna Svyatchenko, director of the education department of the Nizhnevartovsk administration, in connection with the educational event at school N 42, which took place on February 15, 2021 with the participation of officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Guard, an internal audit is being conducted on the compliance of this event with the law on education. If violations are detected, measures will be taken against officials.