Soldiers swap palace guard duty for training on streets of Stockholm

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Don't be surprised if you see soldiers on the streets of Stockholm today, as they are training to defend the nation's capital, and this time it's during geopolitically tense times.

We spoke to instructor 2nd Lieutenant Karl Aenir about what kinds of reactions they usually get from the general public, and also to Private 1st Class Lars Pedersen about how it feels to take part, after a month of guarding the Royal Palace, one of the other jobs of those serving in the Life Guards, or Livgardet.

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