Borodino: Portraits

Collection with 10 media items created by Sarah Blesener

Russia 25 Jul 2016 00:00

Portrait series from Borodino Historical War Camp, Russia.

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Danila Vasilchyk
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Danila Vasilchyk (12) from Luxovitsy at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Alina Klikova
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Alina Klikova (14) from Medin, at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Sergei Kulyeshov
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Sergei Kulyeshov (13) from Luxavitsy at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. They are using air-soft guns for the practice and competition. Air-soft is a sport that replicates military action, but fires non-metallic pellets. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Vika Meshkova
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Vika Meshkova (14) from Radyukin at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 16, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Kiril Budni
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Kiril Budni (12) from Ivnyagi at the Historical War Camp in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 16, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Nastya Gaveritska
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Nastya Gaveritska (15) from Moscow at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Roma Jiltsov
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Roma Jiltsov (13) from Luxaitsy at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The guns are authentic, but are no longer work and cannot fire. They are used solely for drills of loading and unloading. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Yekaterina Levitskaya (16) from Omsk. Военно-Исторический Лагерь Бородино 2016, the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Vanya Kurchikin
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Vanya Kurchikin (16) from Mari-El at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."

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Nastya Kirlashova
Borodino, Moscow Oblast
By Sarah Blesener
28 Jul 2016

Nastya Kirlashova (16) from Mari-El at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. 350 adolescents are in attendance, ranging in ages from 11 to 17, and lasts throughout the summer. Students learn a variety of skills from tactical training in handguns, loading and unloading automatic guns, physical endurance, knife throwing, and others. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."