Putin signs decree, enlists 134,500 young men into Russian army
According to a decision signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia is conscripting 134,500 men between the ages of 18 and 27.
By mid-July, the young men would be enlisted.
At the same time, Russians will no longer be required to serve in the military for a year.
According to NAN, it was unknown how many conscripts would leave the army to join the reserves.
In Russia, men between the ages of 18 and 27 are required to serve in the military for a year.
The Russian Minister of Defence, Sergei Shoigu, emphasized that new recruits would not be sent to hotspots a few days ago.
Furthermore, this spring would see fewer men conscripted than the spring of 2021, when 134,650 men 150 more than this year were enlisted into the army.
Russian troops invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24.
Around two weeks later, the government admitted that conscripts were being sent into the fighting.
Moscow said it had been unaware of this and promised to investigate these cases and punish those responsible.
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