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Why Russia Plays War Better Than Anyone Else

Russia is a patriotic place -- many of its citizens learn this sense of pride at a young age. Is this why they have military camps for kids?

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Russia is a patriotic place. Its military parades are truly sights to behold. As of last year, Russian president Vladimir Putin had an approval rating of close to 90 percent. Many Russians speak of more than just a sense of pride, bordering on a sense of duty, to their motherland, and many learn that sense at a very young age.

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Read more about Russia's military camps:

NBC News: Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Hits All-Time High, Boosted by Syria Airstrikes

Business Insider: Welcome to the camp that trained 7-year-olds to be defenders of the Russian homeland