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Russia to train female fighter pilots

From BBC - August 13, 2017

Russia is to accept female fighter pilots into its Air Force for the first time since the World War Two.

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said women were being accepted after the military received "hundreds of letters" expressing interest in enrolling.

There will be 15 women in the first group, which starts training in October, Mr Shoigu said.

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