Green caps are back. There will be border troops

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Green caps are back. There will be border troops

“Still, I had naive ideas that the whole world, and above all the so-called civilized one, understands what happened to Russia, that it has completely become a different country, that there is no longer ideological confrontation, which means there is no basis for confrontation .

If something negative happens in the policies of Western countries towards Russia - in particular, support for separatism and terrorism on Russian territory was obvious, I, as director of the FSB, saw this.



But I naively believed that this was simply the inertia of thinking and action. They got used to fighting the Soviet Union and continue to do so.”

Some readers will likely recognize this quote. These are the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin, which he said quite recently on “Direct Line”. Honestly, when I heard these words, I respected our president even more. I know very well how difficult it is to admit your mistakes. And recognizing them publicly, in fact in front of the whole people, is doubly difficult.

And I took these words not as sprinkling ashes on my own head, but as a willingness to correct these mistakes. Fix it quickly, taking into account the development of the situation around our country. And here is the law! A law signed by President Putin, which many, especially young people, did not pay attention to.

Meanwhile, these are very serious changes in the issue of protecting the state border of the Russian Federation. The law actually destroys the existing security system and actually changes the police security system to a military one. Let me remind you that in the USSR there were border troops as part of the KGB. The very term “border troops” disappeared from state documents already in the new Russia, in 2005.

One of the authors of the PV reform, “border guard Serdyukov,” Lieutenant General of the Border Troops Nikolai Rybalkin, Doctor of Philosophy, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Informatization, described the future of the border guards so beautifully that our leaders were not even interested in the opinion of the border guards themselves. According to Rybalkin, it turned out that the main thing is taking care of the border guards, and not protecting the border...

Trust, but... protect


I remember how enthusiastically Russians reacted to the opening of borders. No, not the disappearance of border guards, but the opening of borders. Alas, we did not immediately understand what this threatened us with. We fell for beautiful packaging, foreign labels, and incomprehensible names. Moreover, all this could only be sent by friends. The whole world is our friends! How similar this is to what is happening today in some former republics of the USSR, even now.

Few people then understood that with the disappearance of the border troops, we practically opened the way for not only criminals from neighboring states to penetrate us, but also spies of various stripes. Or they understood, but they also understood something else: our “bearers of state secrets” are already leaking information to the West for little money.

Remember General Kalugin?

This would continue to happen. But the events in Ukraine, not even the North Military District, but all these “Muscovites against Gilyaks,” “Muscovites against knives,” and so on, opened the eyes of many. Dark personalities began to scurry back and forth across the “sort of border” weapon and ammunition flowed towards us. Border checkpoints simply could not physically block this flow of smuggling.

But everything changed with the beginning of the SVO.

I then wrote about why PR forays into our territory became possible, why enemy DRGs calmly penetrate us and terrorize the population of border areas. All these “electronic border guards” will not be able to effectively guard the border on their own. These are just border guard assistants.

I don’t think it’s worth reminding us of how we “stopped” attacks by enemy DRGs? Remember the hero “the man with the Saiga”? It was these “men”, police officers who were simply not trained to fight saboteurs, and were not armed for such tasks, who stopped these thugs. And who “pushed” them abroad? Have you even read the word “border guard”? Army men!

It turned out to be just an idiotic picture. There are no border guards who know their section of the border almost to the last blade of grass. It's expensive and unnecessary. But soldiers, including conscripts, who are not trained to perform these tasks and who do not know the terrain - this is normal. They even decided to recognize these soldiers as members of the Northern Military District.

Moreover, some regional leaders took a necessary measure, creating a people's militia to repel possible attacks by saboteurs. Agree, armed workers and peasants are incomparable with border guards. But Moscow was silent. The governors had to react. It looked quite comical. Although everyone understood that it was necessary to react. But exposing civilians to bullets...

It is clear that the Kremlin had to make a rather difficult decision. Recreating border outposts and the entire system of border protection by border troops is a costly matter. But necessary. At a time when the situation in the Northern Military District zone was extremely tense, when the expectation of a quick stop to hostilities and a cessation of terrorist attacks on the Donbass did not materialize, to go to such expense... It was necessary, first of all, to provide the fighting army with everything necessary.

And then it happened. We have the opportunity to restore the border troops. Not an understanding of their necessity, but an opportunity. The law and the possibilities of conscription service in the state security agencies are precisely the signal that in the spring we will be able to see guys in green caps, and in a couple of years, on May 28, we will again be able to see the flag of the border troops in our parks. As it was in the USSR.

Instead of a conclusion


Border troops are a barrier for the enemy, both in peacetime and in wartime, which ensures our security within the country. Have you ever wondered why, of all the branches and types of troops, only border guards, sailors and paratroopers continue to be proud of their involvement in these troops even in old age? Why do they appear in vests or green caps in our parks every year?

The answer is simple. The landing party either wins or dies. The crew either wins or dies. The outpost either wins or dies. These are not high words. This is simply a condition of service in such troops. By the way, the “musicians” used this idea of ​​“one family” in the same way. Akhmat units too. And other brigades in the Northern Military District zone.

The military method of border protection is the only possible way to do this. The only effective one. In the USSR, the border troops numbered 220 thousand people in the period before the collapse of the Union. Today, Russia's border is smaller than that of the Soviet Union. This is approximately 61 km. But we have SVO. This means that the number of PV of the FSB of the Russian Federation should be approximately the same.

That is, if we recall the data from the past conscription of conscripts, taking into account contract border guards, for the complete restoration of the PV it is necessary to recruit something like 120-150 thousand conscripts. And this is comparable to the conscription of almost all young soldiers in the conscription campaign. Suffice it to name the numbers: in the spring of 2023, 147 thousand people were called up.

So I won’t talk about the quick recovery of PV. The process is long. Not one year. But the main thing is that this process has begun. We will restore. First, where it is most difficult, and then everywhere...
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  1. +9
    30 December 2023 05: 08
    In a couple of years, on May 28, you will again be able to see the border troops flag in our parks. As it was in the USSR.
    they did not disappear, and in the past year they were as always. They don’t know how to betray, unlike hand abusers.
    1. +3
      30 December 2023 14: 30
      The border service and border troops are not at all the same thing; it is necessary to revive full-fledged border troops as a separate branch of the military.
      1. +2
        31 December 2023 09: 15
        Will we strengthen the border with Kazakhstan or will we first deal with the border with Norway? Otherwise, herds of deer from Norway come to our pastures on the Kola Peninsula, and upon returning home, they are slaughtered for meat by the evil Norwegians, as violators of strict sanitary cordons.
        When I read this news in the media, for some reason I was surprised at such vulgar freedom of crossing the border with an unfriendly NATO country. If herds of deer can move freely between countries, then so can all sorts of two-legged “gophers”?
  2. -8
    30 December 2023 05: 11
    “Green caps are coming back. There will be border troops" -

    ***
    - “Lock the border!” ...
    ***
  3. +12
    30 December 2023 06: 01
    The length of the border has certainly become smaller, but almost all of it is “new” and not equipped.
    Build practically from scratch.
    1. +7
      30 December 2023 06: 36
      We will restore. First, where it is most difficult, and then everywhere...
      From Kholmsk to Krillon there were six outposts and a commandant’s office....Now there is only a post in Kholmsk and on Krillon....But I equipped PTN at all these outposts! request
    2. -3
      30 December 2023 12: 25
      Quote: Arkadich
      Build practically from scratch.

      Shtosh, there will be a way to attract “also Russians” if they are registered with the military, but it’s scary to trust weapons. Let them arrange it.
  4. +20
    30 December 2023 06: 23
    How is that possible! A. Staver..? Respected the president even more? Yes, you are already at the highest level of “admiration” for those in power. And about the article about the restoration of the border troops? And when did the attacks begin? At least last summer. .Why not then? Well, of course! Elections
    1. +5
      30 December 2023 13: 55
      Don’t pay so much attention to yet another propaganda campaign from “comrade political instructor” hi
      1. +12
        30 December 2023 15: 57
        I would agree with you... But when a person who has lived and seen a lot begins to sing the praises of a fellow person who has gone through a lot "out of ignorance, deceived, was naive... etc.". Well, I can’t help but answer.. By the way , I myself followed the Komsomol line, and was kicked in the ass by party activists of the second half of the 80s for disagreeing with the “party line,” but I always remained faithful and proud of My Country, the USSR. And now these odes to the liberal president..? +A these are now ready to criticize That Country and praise the new old (in their hearts)
      2. +3
        30 December 2023 19: 26
        Don’t pay so much attention to yet another propaganda campaign from “comrade political instructor”
        It feels like he doesn’t know any other way... sad
        1. +3
          31 December 2023 09: 18
          Yes Yes, yes. Staver has already developed an instinct for idolatry..
  5. +16
    30 December 2023 06: 36
    Remember General Kalugin?

    We remember well. Now he lives in the USA, consults for the CIA, writes books about how bad the USSR was and heads some department at the Spy Museum in Washington. The ice pick is already crying for him...
  6. +3
    30 December 2023 07: 13
    The very term “border troops” disappeared from state documents already in the new Russia, in 2005.
    Well, this was written in vain. So everyone would think that Yeltsin is to blame for everything. Unified State Examination, Dom-2, gay clubs, this is all after Yeltsin.
  7. +20
    30 December 2023 07: 50
    One of the authors of the PV reform, “border guard Serdyukov”, Lieutenant General of the Border Troops Nikolai Rybalkin
    And who signed the decree? ...Admiral Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern - man and ship(s)? The demons deceived the gullible and naive president.
    Moreover, all this could only be sent by friends. The whole world is our friends!
    And who forced you to buy foreign cars in your yards in Omsk? smile And the egg for the New Year's Olivier will be brought by NATO countries (one friendly Turkey, the other not friendly Germany) and friendly partners not from NATO countries. smile Gas and oil go to the country against which the SVO is being carried out. Is this a trading partner or a business and nothing personal? Back in 2015, I was suing Russian companies that supplied diesel in barrels on decks and did not pay port taxes for this cargo. The picture now, has changed. Fees are paid, “oranges in barrels”, as they were transported and transported. They are reviving what they broke. When a fried cockerel began to peck at the crown. The revival of PV is excellent. Without irony. The only question is, won’t the cockerel peck you in the crown until you die?” Boyar, Give us back our millstones – Golden, blue! Boyar, give us our millstones – Gold, blue! And in the upper room the guests are completely confused - There are different roosters, But this one is not the same on them. And, in order to avoid troubles: To run away - therefore. And the owner - to catch up, Not to the millstones - what's the use? And the cochet - picked them up, Yes, and returned them to the old people. There is an essence in the fairy tale, And for them to live - and in the mustache don’t blow!” (c).
    1. -1
      30 December 2023 16: 54
      (Alexey Bogomazov
      why the hell did you throw up Lyokha... I hope you drank a hundred drops of water...? I agree with you unconditionally, but turning on the afterburner like that... probably a good reason. Happy New Year Alexey. drinks
      1. +1
        30 December 2023 17: 46
        drank a hundred drops of water
        Oh no! Life is intoxicating. Although, don’t go anywhere, don’t go to work, and don’t leave the house. laughing Happy New Year! All the best!
  8. +14
    30 December 2023 08: 15
    IN USSR
    By the way, about the USSR, on December 30, 1922, the USSR was formed
    1. +8
      30 December 2023 13: 58
      And not a single note about this, although Soviet “galoshes” are still used. Happy holiday everyone! hi
      1. +4
        30 December 2023 16: 07
        Soviet "galoshes"
        So, according to today’s opinion, the USSR is also a kind of “galosh.” Happy holiday! And happy upcoming! hi
        1. +3
          30 December 2023 16: 57
          The USSR will die only with the last citizen, and I am one, to hell with you, not a Passport, it was with me and will be. so we will live!
          1. +10
            30 December 2023 17: 55
            The USSR will die only with its last citizen
            I agree, but they act like a Jesuit. Hiding behind Soviet symbols, they will not fail to kick, they kick here on the site. For example, Shpakovsoky, yesterday learned from an article that there were no veterinarians in Penza in the 60s! laughing Once again, Happy New Year. hi
            1. +8
              30 December 2023 17: 58
              Shpakovsky is still a “fruit”. By rewriting what is known, he receives money for what he wrote... even in our almost village, well, urban type, and that was a veterinarian. Happy New Year Lech!. fellow
            2. +7
              30 December 2023 18: 07
              Was it like he had no one to turn to for medical help? laughing
              1. +8
                30 December 2023 18: 20
                Yeah. In our provincial town, there was an emergency veterinarian. A loaf with a blue cross was wandering around the town in the 70s and 80s. Now there is no such thing.
        2. +3
          30 December 2023 20: 53
          Quote: parusnik
          So, according to today’s opinion, the USSR is also a kind of “galosh.” Happy holiday! And Happy New Year
          Why blame the mirror if your face is crooked? With coming.!
    2. +2
      30 December 2023 22: 47
      At first there were fewer republics and ribbon turns.
  9. +8
    30 December 2023 08: 23
    "Some readers most likely recognized this quote. These are the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin, which he said quite recently on Direct Line. To be honest, when I heard these words, I respected our president even more. I know perfectly well how "It's hard to admit your mistakes. And admitting them publicly, in fact, in front of the whole people, is doubly difficult."

    And the USSR has not existed for how many years? And only now is there a sincere admission of mistakes.

    “One of the authors of the PV reform, “border guard Serdyukov,” Lieutenant General of the Border Troops Nikolai Rybalkin, Doctor of Philosophy, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Informatization, described the future of the border guards so beautifully that our leaders were not even interested in the opinion of the border guards themselves. According to Rybalkin, it turned out that that the main thing is taking care of the border guards, and not protecting the border..."

    And MSG was probably still president in 2005? Or already EBN?
    Probably the work of the author of VO is difficult. And remember the old with an unkind word, and not say anything against the new. And so that readers don’t get the idea that the new is a retouched old.
    Can 2024 be called a satin wedding?
    1. +1
      30 December 2023 11: 19
      Can 2024 be called a satin wedding?
      laughing good Happy New Year! drinks
  10. -1
    30 December 2023 08: 29
    Alexander, stupid people were happy about the opening of the borders, because through them immediately enterprising people rushed to massively export everything they could get their hands on. Remember, in the 90s, Estonia suddenly became the world leader in the export of copper? It was simply stolen in huge quantities from our enterprises and taken out for sale, just like in the song “everything flowed across the border, for next to nothing, for nothing”!!! And border troops were needed restore at the beginning of this war! Now the border guards will have a huge headache with the enemy’s drg and internal infiltrators.
    1. +6
      30 December 2023 11: 22
      And the border troops had to be restored at the beginning of this war!
      Why did they need to be eliminated?
    2. +5
      30 December 2023 13: 52
      Copper from Estonia was not transported through the border strip in the forests. The transportation went through border points. they had all the necessary control services.
      So the export was according to the “law”
      1. +1
        31 December 2023 20: 37
        And they also transported my dear one through it (I’ll add: gasoline, diesel). In August 1992, the Rakvere Production Station was brought to Pechory. That’s when it was said, “lawlessness.” For the first week, at the outpost site (Panikovici): 200 tons of fuel, 27 tons nickel, not counting the husk on cars.
    3. +2
      31 December 2023 10: 44
      Don’t you confuse the tasks of the border troops, border services and customs? Even if the Estonian border had been blocked with a concrete fence, with outposts every kilometer, the volume of copper exports from Estonia would not have been reduced by a single kilogram - they would have been calmly transported along the roads, according to exemplary documents. Likewise, the restoration of border troops now will not in any way reduce the export of capital from the Russian Federation. They are not carried in backpacks through the cordon at night, not at all.
  11. +9
    30 December 2023 09: 19
    Change shape again. Certificates. Signs. On green caps alone, hundreds of millions can easily be raised, especially if you order them in China and stick on a domestic label. And for a minute, who owns the companies that serve tireless “reforms”, constantly accompanied by the release of more and more mules, gilded branches and laces? Wouldn’t there be many times fewer wild “reforms” in the state, wouldn’t the oak “disputes” subside if some kind of order were brought to this matter?
    1. +2
      30 December 2023 17: 50
      Quote: Mikhail3
      Change shape again. Certificates. Signs. On green caps alone, hundreds of millions can easily be raised, especially if you order them in China and stick on a domestic label. And for a minute, who owns the companies that serve tireless “reforms”, constantly accompanied by the release of more and more mules, gilded branches and laces? Wouldn’t there be many times fewer wild “reforms” in the state, wouldn’t the oak “disputes” subside if some kind of order were brought to this matter?
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      that's all true, but it's necessary. It’s clear that theft will continue as always... and they’ll even put the poor fellow who stole 90000 thousand in jail... don’t go to the witch. That's how life is....
  12. +11
    30 December 2023 09: 19
    Instead of sending an army to the border where there is actually a war going on, the president decided to form another parallel army, which will be subordinate to the FSB. Those. in the country there is the Army of the Ministry of Defense, the Army of the Russian Guard, the Army of the Chechen Republic, and now also the FSB Army, fortunately they got rid of the Wagner army. And these armies will interact accordingly - some into the forest, and some for firewood. And this is not to mention the risk of direct competition for power, as was the case during the “march of justice.”
    1. +1
      30 December 2023 12: 22
      Quote from Escariot
      Those. in the country there is the Army of the Ministry of Defense, the Army of the Russian Guard, the Army of the Chechen Republic, and now also the FSB Army, fortunately they got rid of the Wagner army.

      So it was in the USSR too. With the exception of Wagner. Chechens are formally part of the Russian Guard and the Defense Ministry. Although, everyone understands the limit of their loyalty.
      Quote from Escariot
      And these armies will interact accordingly - some into the forest, and some for firewood. And this is not to mention the risk of direct competition for power, as was the case during the “march of justice.”

      I think this “who goes to the forest, who gets the wood” guarantees the support of the authorities of at least one of these three armies.
      1. +2
        30 December 2023 12: 30
        Quote: bot.su
        Quote from Escariot
        Those. in the country there is the Army of the Ministry of Defense, the Army of the Russian Guard, the Army of the Chechen Republic, and now also the FSB Army, fortunately they got rid of the Wagner army.

        So it was in the USSR too. With the exception of Wagner. Chechens are formally part of the Russian Guard and the Defense Ministry. Although, everyone understands the limit of their loyalty.
        Quote from Escariot
        And these armies will interact accordingly - some into the forest, and some for firewood. And this is not to mention the risk of direct competition for power, as was the case during the “march of justice.”

        I think this “who goes to the forest, who gets the wood” guarantees the support of the authorities of at least one of these three armies.

        Power is now heterogeneous and there are several decision-making centers. While everything rests on the personal authority of the President (who, as Wagner’s rebellion showed, is not such an authority), then this has not yet gone anywhere, but tomorrow he dies, and these “Armies”, together with their roofs, will tear the country to shreds. We have already had a clash between the Ministry of Defense + the Russian Guard on one side and the GRU represented by Wagner on the other. They stopped me 100 km from Moscow. Shall we take another risk?
        1. +1
          30 December 2023 12: 41
          Quote from Escariot
          Power is now heterogeneous and there are several decision-making centers.

          It was, is and will always be so. And it is the presence of several law enforcement agencies with different subordination that ensures a balance of interests and prevents the temptation to take power by force.
          Quote from Escariot
          We have already had a clash between the Ministry of Defense + the Russian Guard on one side and the GRU represented by Wagner on the other.

          Here you are clearly distorting. It's unlikely that military intelligence is that stupid. So this is a private initiative fueled by delusions of grandeur.
          Quote from Escariot
          everything rests on the personal authority of the President (who, as Wagner’s rebellion showed, is not such an authority), then this has not gone anywhere yet, but tomorrow he will die

          This is the real problem - the transit of power. I hope the options have been thought through.
    2. +2
      1 January 2024 16: 54
      I remember how I came to the border outpost to meet the head of the outpost, which came under my control during a special period. There is a sentry at the entrance to the security area using the selector!!! : “Comrade senior lieutenant, an officer is coming to you!!! from the Soviet Army!” Not bad)))) And on the route in the defense area, when meeting, they always checked the documents of me and those accompanied by me. Although they knew me by sight and my position))) This is the system of priorities that operated.
  13. +1
    30 December 2023 11: 33
    Quote: Thrifty
    Alexander, stupid people were happy about the opening of the borders, because through them immediately enterprising people rushed to massively export everything they could get their hands on. Remember, in the 90s, Estonia suddenly became the world leader in the export of copper? It was simply stolen in huge quantities from our enterprises and taken out for sale, just like in the song “everything flowed across the border, for next to nothing, for nothing”!!! And border troops were needed restore at the beginning of this war! Now the border guards will have a huge headache with the enemy’s drg and internal infiltrators.


    First, let's break what worked.
    And then we’ll think about who is to blame, what to do, and how to restore order again.

    Don't overuse the term "war". Both you and I can have our own opinions now. If not in the newspaper and on TV, then without repression. That means SVO for now.
  14. +2
    30 December 2023 11: 39
    Quote from Escariot
    Instead of sending an army to the border where there is actually a war going on, the president decided to form another parallel army, which will be subordinate to the FSB. Those. in the country there is the Army of the Ministry of Defense, the Army of the Russian Guard, the Army of the Chechen Republic, and now also the FSB Army, fortunately they got rid of the Wagner army. And these armies will interact accordingly - some into the forest, and some for firewood. And this is not to mention the risk of direct competition for power, as was the case during the “march of justice.”


    The more ministers there are, the more obedient they are. It is more difficult to replace one of three wise men than one of thirty. Even if there are still three wise ones.
  15. +4
    30 December 2023 11: 40
    Yeah, at the beginning we “heroically” break everything - this is the legacy of the “damned scoop”, and now we “heroically” restore it. The circus is what it is.
  16. +1
    30 December 2023 12: 16
    Green caps are back. There will be border troops

    What should they do, that Putin and his team will be with them.
    Very few people remember the time of liquidation from 1999 to 2023.
    1. +1
      2 January 2024 00: 36
      I remember it very well. Just like the fact that the previously mothballed POGZ buildings were recently demolished to hell. Literally a year and a half to a year before this “recognition” of the guarantor. I remember very well that there was only one left on the strip where there had previously been three POGZs at 40 km. Where previously the border was guarded by 90-120 soldiers, only 20-30 remained... I remember very well how the object was withdrawn on the basis that it was supposedly expensive to supply and maintain. As a result, they lost the efficiency of the PSKR actions, where previously nothing was needed to get out, now it has become tediously long and tedious...
      We must not forget or forgive this, because the weakening of the efficiency of the border guards in protecting the state border and protecting state interests is one of the signs of treason.
  17. -1
    30 December 2023 12: 54
    Quote: Mikhail3
    Change shape again. Certificates. Signs. On green caps alone, hundreds of millions can easily be raised, especially if you order them in China and stick on a domestic label. And for a minute, who owns the companies that serve tireless “reforms”, constantly accompanied by the release of more and more mules, gilded branches and laces? Wouldn’t there be many times fewer wild “reforms” in the state, wouldn’t the oak “disputes” subside if some kind of order were brought to this matter?

    So you are against the re-creation of the Border Troops? winked
    1. 0
      31 December 2023 10: 58
      And you consider it an absolute blessing to take 200 thousand people from the RF Armed Forces, which were already not spoiled by the inexhaustible mob resources (that was the number in the USSR, but the border did not become much shorter), and place them next to the border, where they will become a defenseless target of the enemy’s first sudden, disarming strike ? Moreover, split them into small units (what is the point of keeping these troops in brigade and divisional groups?), deprive them of heavy equipment, and most importantly, of real skills in working with it and interacting with other branches of the military. Will the border troops have their own air defense? And if they are covered by the air defense of the ground forces, then we all know what interdepartmental interaction is in Russian: until they agree, there will be no one to cover.
      So, if we discard the PR component, then the real goals and objectives of border protection require a special security service, but its organization in the form of “troops” is the least suitable. And in the current situation, two hundred thousand soldiers will find much better use than walking along the control strip.
      1. +1
        4 January 2024 00: 58
        Quote: UAZ 452
        And you consider it an absolute blessing to take 200 thousand people from the RF Armed Forces, which were already not spoiled by the inexhaustible mob resources (that was the number in the USSR, but the border did not become much shorter), and place them next to the border, where they will become a defenseless target of the enemy’s first sudden, disarming strike ?

        Well, no one will place them near the border. Mostly the PV will be cropped. Many staff and command positions filled by generals and colonels. In Moscow and in the capitals of the districts.
        1. +1
          4 January 2024 09: 53
          I absolutely agree with your assessment. Moreover, the joy of many forum members at such a “revival” is incomprehensible.
  18. 0
    30 December 2023 19: 20
    Not many people then understood that with the disappearance of the border troops, we practically opened the way for not only criminals from neighboring states to penetrate us, but also spies of various stripes. Or they understood, but they also understood something else: our “bearers of state secrets” are already leaking information to the West for little money.

    Remember General Kalugin?
    We just remember what the connection is between him and the disappearance of the border troops after Yeltsin or is it just the author’s unique style??? winked
  19. +1
    30 December 2023 19: 31
    Actually, in the mid-90s, Zbigniew Brzezinski, the maker of American presidents, answered a question from an American journalist about relations with the new Russia after the collapse of the USSR. Not verbatim #Let's not simplify. We have always been at war with Russia, no matter what its name.# And also # In the 21st century, the West will solve its problems at the expense of Russia, to the detriment of Russia and on the ruins of Russia.# And how was this fundamental attitude of Western society not known to the director of the FSB, difficult to understand.
  20. 0
    30 December 2023 20: 55
    On the border with the Baltic states and northern Kazakhstan there are only temporary structures...
  21. +3
    31 December 2023 06: 27
    , I respected our president even more

    Well, the election campaign for the re-election (not to be confused with elections) of the current president for the next term has begun.
    The manager’s lack of understanding of the situation, which led to bad consequences, can be classified as inadequacy for the position held.
    It’s funny that at first the thesis “Merkel deceived me for 8 years” has now changed to “I was naive”
    Can 140 million people trust a president who has been deceived for 8 years? Will he be deceived again?
  22. +1
    31 December 2023 10: 04
    Border guards must be revived, and for “mistakes” or betrayal we must answer, perhaps with our heads. The state only has the right to exist if it knows how to defend itself.
  23. -1
    31 December 2023 11: 19
    Quote: UAZ 452
    And you consider it an absolute blessing to take 200 thousand people from the RF Armed Forces, which were already not spoiled by the inexhaustible mob resources (that was the number in the USSR, but the border did not become much shorter), and place them next to the border, where they will become a defenseless target of the enemy’s first sudden, disarming strike ? Moreover, split them into small units (what is the point of keeping these troops in brigade and divisional groups?), deprive them of heavy equipment, and most importantly, of real skills in working with it and interacting with other branches of the military. Will the border troops have their own air defense? And if they are covered by the air defense of the ground forces, then we all know what interdepartmental interaction is in Russian: until they agree, there will be no one to cover.
    So, if we discard the PR component, then the real goals and objectives of border protection require a special security service, but its organization in the form of “troops” is the least suitable. And in the current situation, two hundred thousand soldiers will find much better use than walking along the control strip.

    My dear, from the time of their creation, the Border Troops have always fulfilled the state tasks that Ilyich and Felix set for them. And they fulfilled them religiously. The Great Patriotic War showed this well - outposts and detachments did not withdraw without orders! They gave the opportunity, at least a small one, to deploy to the cover units of the GG (state border), later the border guards, as the most trained people, formed the units for protecting the rear of the active army, as well as the special units of the NKVD, which worked behind enemy lines. Individual officers led partisan detachments. You will find information on the Internet about the actions of border guards with the beginning of the Red Army operation in the Far East in 1945, and the USSR KGB PV in Afghanistan. I won’t go on to say how they worked - you’ll see for yourself. I hope you understand. hi
  24. +3
    31 December 2023 12: 27
    I can’t imagine how a conscript can be taught border wisdom in just one year? But there were also marine units of the border troops and served for 1 years! Even at linear outposts!
    Happy New Year, everyone !
  25. 0
    31 December 2023 23: 15
    Disgustingly sycophantic writings from a pro-Putin lackey
  26. -1
    2 January 2024 19: 12
    The border troops have much in common with the Internal Troops of the USSR period. It is necessary to introduce a uniform uniform
    1. 0
      3 January 2024 11: 44
      The official activities of the PV during the USSR were regulated by the Law on the State Border of the USSR.
  27. 0
    2 January 2024 19: 33
    with the disappearance of the border troops, we have practically opened the roads for not only criminals from neighboring states, but also spies of various stripes to penetrate us


    And it would be nice if the border troops were reduced by the “furniture maker”, the border guards were reduced by the former KGB and FSB officer, Commander-in-Chief Putin...
    And there is no need to try to blame everything on Serdyukov, he was directly subordinate to Putin, the president and the prime minister...
    A man of clearly great intelligence could have done such stupidity; instead of strengthening Russian border troops by reducing the army, he, as always, did the opposite.....
    When the SVO began, it became a revelation for the Kremlin inmates that Russia’s borders were open not only to crooks of all stripes and migrants, but also to terrorists.
    Now Putin is trying to correct his mistakes, but over the past 15 years, the most important thing has been lost - people who know and know how to protect the borders of the state, instead of them, a customs service mired in scandals and bribes was created, which managed to “mess up” even in the supply of drones that were so necessary for the Northern Military District, communications equipment, thermal imagers and equipment....
    1. +2
      4 January 2024 00: 38
      The customs service existed during the USSR, in parallel with the Border Troops, it had its own leadership and its own tasks.
  28. 0
    2 January 2024 20: 05
    For a contract soldier, serving at an outpost is like a calling and self-sacrifice. Service and life there are one inseparable whole. Far from civilization in the taiga, no store, no computer, for some places without cellular communications and the Internet. Imagine that you live at work all your life, and the place of this work is in a deep forest. And so all my best years, all my life until retirement. Not every young person will choose this path.
    1. -1
      5 January 2024 16: 37
      Imagine that you live at work all your life, and the place of this work is in a deep forest.

      It may not be necessary to recruit young people into the border troops, but the bulk should be contract soldiers 40+, for whom living in nature is not a burden, but a joy...
      Typical Vereshchagin, who is “offended for the State...”
      Employees must have good technical equipment, snowmobiles, ATVs, motor boats, quadcopters, stationary video cameras...

      Recently I was on a private hunting ground, but if the Russian border was guarded at the same level, I would be calm about the borders of the Motherland.
  29. 0
    3 January 2024 10: 01
    Who would say... After all, he knows very well that it was the top of the CPSU Central Committee and the KGB who were the main organizers of the destruction of the USSR..
  30. 0
    26 March 2024 14: 31
    The author is completely right, WE must also provide security for oil and gas terminals, railways, airports, ports, etc. I propose at this time to organize foreign detachments from former police officers, armed forces, and other bodies!

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