How Brutal Hazing Affects Russian Army Morale in Ukraine

When one signs up for the military, things aren't easy. Enlistment means preparing for war, physically and emotionally. One may have to fight their way out of enemy gunfire, and perhaps see many deaths and destruction. Hence, military training isn’t for the weak of heart. People entering bootcamps must undergo brutal physical and emotional training to prepare for the ravages of war. Being shouted at by the drill sergeant is just the beginning. As a vet once told to me, you enter bootcamp as a boy, and you exit as a man.