The Commonwealth of Independent States
Anti-Terrorism Center

Training and professional development

Training and advanced training of the Commonwealth anti-terrorism units' officers by the instructors of the Special Purpose Center of the Federal Security Service of Russia are organized with assistance of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center. Professional training of the EOD experts in the contemporary EOD and explosives investigation techniques is organized at the Forensic Institute of the Federal Security Service of Russia. 

Besides, a number of other departmental educational institutions of the Russian Federation conduct training and professional development of the specialists and instructors of the counter-terrorism units. 

The lecturers of the CIS ATC give scheduled counter-terrorism classes to the officers of the security bodies and special services of the CIS member-states. 

The thematic educational guidance manuals for the special units' officers are prepared annually within the framework of the anti-terrorism exercises.