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As part of the “partial mobilization” announced in Russia, the planned number of reservists was called up – 300 thousand people. This was stated by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, Interfax reports.
The dispatch of citizens called for mobilization was completed today, the notification of citizens has been stopped, and no additional tasks are planned. The task set by you – 300 thousand people – has been completed. No additional tasks are planned.
In the future, the military commissariats will continue to recruit troops only by accepting volunteers and contractors, Shoigu said.
By words Minister, 82,000 mobilized were sent to the zone of the “special military operation” (as the Russian authorities call the war). Another 218 thousand mobilized pass training in training centers and on polygons.
In the course of partial mobilization, more than 1,300 representatives of executive authorities of various levels, over 27,000 entrepreneurs were called up and sent to the troops. 13 thousand citizens, without waiting for summonses, expressed a desire to fulfill their duty and were sent to the troops as volunteers.
The average age of the reservists called up as part of the mobilization was 35 years old, the defense minister said.
He also acknowledged problems with the supply of mobilized, however, according to him, they were observed only at the initial stage and have now been resolved. Putin, in turn, notedthat difficulties were inevitable, since mobilization had not been carried out for a long time, RIA Novosti writes.
Mobilization in Russia was announced on 21 September. In the open part of the presidential decree about her, there is no data on how many people are planned to be drafted. Sergei Shoigu said that 300 thousand people would be called.
Officially, the mobilization will end after Vladimir Putin signs the corresponding decree. He hasn’t signed it yet.
Mobilization in Russia
- “They leave, leaving things at the workplace without washing the mug” “Layout” told how officials flee the country, fleeing from mobilization
- A Russian IT specialist has been hiding from mobilization in the forest for a month now and talks about his life in the Telegram channel. Mediazona spoke to him He has a separate tent for work and a dumpster with a supply of food.
- How mobilized Russians die in war “Paper” tells the story of Andrei Nikiforov, a St. Petersburg lawyer who was sent to the front after three days of “training”
- A mobilized Raiffeisenbank IT specialist died in Ukraine. He was entitled to a respite, but he was drafted into the army and sent to war two weeks later.