The Female Battalion

Challenges of command for women in the Russian army - Female Battalion Ep.17

Cadet Molchanova is thrilled to be chosen to train teenage cadets at the regiment. However, when an insolent boy refuses to carry out her orders, she discovers, as a woman, commanding men isn’t as straight forward as she thought. Her male comrades’ attitudes towards female officers in the military don’t help either. Meanwhile, back at the academy, Cadets Yavina and Shchedrina are bored as they man the duty desk and decide to order sushi before taking on a hairy problem in the women’s showers.