More than 200 thousand mobilized are already in the army – Russia
MOSCOW ($1=59.03 Russian Rubles) — More than 200,000 people have arrived in the Russian Armed Forces as part of the partial mobilization that began on September 21, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
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The relevant officials were instructed to provide the mobilized with the necessary sets of clothing and other property and appoint them to military positions. Training of personnel of the formed units is carried out at eighty training grounds and six training centers, TASS reports the words of the minister.
He said that the servicemen drafted into the Armed Forces as part of partial mobilization will be sent to the areas of the special military operation after combat coordination and will be used together with the units already involved in the SVO.
The head of the Ministry of Defense demanded that the commanders of the military districts and the Northern Fleet, quickly adapt the recruits to the combat situation, and conduct additional classes with them under the guidance of officers with combat experience.
On September 21, President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization in Russia. Only citizens who are in the reserve are subject to conscription – first of all, those who served in the ranks of the Armed Forces, have certain military specialties and relevant experience.
According to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, a total of 300 thousand reservists will be called up, which is just over 1% of the total mobilization resource of our country. Conscripts will not be sent to hot spots. The mobilized will undergo training and retraining, and only after that, they will begin to perform tasks.
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