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    A South pole arrives

    Post  suzu on Tue May 12, 2015 2:21 pm

    Hello all.
    Currently residing in Australia and would like to join the Russian Army.

    Been following the thread. Has anyone successfully done this under the new Foreign Legion plan?

    Also in general I would like to know what is the average wait time between the giving in your application for the Russian Army and starting service. I'm currently learning the language so I cannot navigate the Russian Defence Site (the english version gives very little detail)
    Added to that, generally what is an infantrymans starting pay? I know joining the army isn't something you do for money, but I would like to plan for the future as well.

    I'm Polish if that changes anything.

    Thank you

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    Re: A South pole arrives

    Post  Ivan the Colorado on Wed May 13, 2015 1:39 am

    welcome Best to you and your endeavors!

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    Post  alexZam on Wed May 13, 2015 1:45 am

    welcome

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    Post  PapaDragon on Wed May 13, 2015 2:22 am

    welcome

    Enjoy your stay buddy!

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    Re: A South pole arrives

    Post  TheArmenian on Wed May 13, 2015 3:08 am

    A Polish person who lives in Australia, uses a Japanese usename and wants to join the Russian Army...and he doesn't even speak Russian.

    Hmmmmmm scratch

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    Post  magnumcromagnon on Wed May 13, 2015 3:19 am

    welcome

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    Post  George1 on Wed May 13, 2015 3:22 am

    welcome

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    Post  suzu on Wed May 13, 2015 3:38 am

    Hello all thanks for the welcomes
    apologies for not posting here first.

    @TheArmenian. My very close friend is joining the Russian Army too. The new Foreign Legion act allows one to serve if they have a basic understanding of Russian. I'm already learning it quickly thanks to some similarities. Have always wanted to live in Moscow too and after 5 years I get a citizenship.

    EDIT: also suzu is the name of a song I like Very Happy

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    Post  TheArmenian on Wed May 13, 2015 4:45 am

    suzu wrote:Hello all thanks for the welcomes
    apologies for not posting here first.

    @TheArmenian. My very close friend is joining the Russian Army too. The new Foreign Legion act allows one to serve if they have a basic understanding of Russian. I'm already learning it quickly thanks to some similarities. Have always wanted to live in Moscow too and after 5 years I get a citizenship.

    EDIT: also suzu is the name of a song I like Very Happy

    Good recovery.
    I was testing you. You passed the test
    welcome to the forum.

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    Post  suzu on Wed May 13, 2015 7:47 am

    TheArmenian wrote:
    suzu wrote:Hello all thanks for the welcomes
    apologies for not posting here first.

    @TheArmenian. My very close friend is joining the Russian Army too. The new Foreign Legion act allows one to serve if they have a basic understanding of Russian. I'm already learning it quickly thanks to some similarities. Have always wanted to live in Moscow too and after 5 years I get a citizenship.

    EDIT: also suzu is the name of a song I like Very Happy

    Good recovery.
    I was testing you. You passed the test
    welcome to the forum.

    Haha cheers friend!

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    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Wed May 13, 2015 9:30 am

    welcome

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    Post  Cowboy's daughter on Wed May 13, 2015 6:11 pm

    welcome

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    Post  Russian Patriot on Wed May 13, 2015 6:47 pm

    Welcome!

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    Post  Viktor on Wed May 13, 2015 11:45 pm

    welcome

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    Post  kvs on Thu May 14, 2015 3:26 am

    welcome

    I just hope the current situation does not degenerate into a full scale war.

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    Post  Book. on Thu May 14, 2015 7:23 am

    Hello the pole ok

    Dam90 my friend

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    Post  max steel on Thu May 14, 2015 8:10 am

    Hola !

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    Re: A South pole arrives

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu May 14, 2015 8:20 pm

    Suggestion:

    You could go on a student exchange program in Russia first. It would be useful experience before joining armed forces.

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    Re: A South pole arrives

    Post  GarryB on Fri May 15, 2015 11:10 am

    Good idea... test your language skills, and learn a bit about the country you want to defend with your life...


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    Re: A South pole arrives

    Post  suzu on Fri May 15, 2015 11:54 am

    PapaDragon wrote:Suggestion:

    You could go on a student exchange program in Russia first. It would be useful experience before joining armed forces.

    If this was a possibility I would absolutely do it. Unfortunately I'm quite poor. I understand you can get student loans and pay back later, but I have actually tried this process for about 7 months by contacting universities and it's been met with dead ends
    I saved up some money from my awful job (12 hour night shift sigh) and am thinking of visiting first.

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    @GarryB

    I agree. This is why I'm planning a visit soon and perhaps visiting a recruiter.

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