UNMO Course (RUSUNMOC) in Solnechnogorsk town (67 km
from Moscow) was opened in 1974 as a part of the "Vystrel"
Military Academy (now - the Training Center of the Combined
Arms Military Academy of the Armed Forces of Russia).
Since that time the RUSUNMOC is responsible for peace-keeping
training of military personnel and provides both national
and international military observer courses on a regular
By now over 700 officers from Russia and about 70 officers
from GB, Danmark, Canada, Norwey, Germany and Sweden
passed training there before joining UN peacekeeping
And since 1997 the lectures read by
peacekeeping veterans in the Museum of Peacekeeping
Operations both for Russian and international peacekeepers
are a part of training in addition to official
programme of RUSUNMOC.
Since 1998 the
Museum is widely used as a methodical training center
for young peacemakers (schoolboys aged 14-18 years)
of Moscow and Moscow region.