MOSCOW, January 15. /ITAR-TASS/. Military police in Russia numbers 6,500 people and there are no plans to increase it, presidential plenipotentiary representative to the State Duma Garry Minkh said while debating a draft law on the activity of military police of the Russian Armed Forces.
“The number of military police has been established by the defense minister’s order and includes 6,500 people,” Minkh said.
He said military police had been created and worked. However, its activity is being regulated by the ministry’s orders and the president’s initiative provides a foundation for the structure, the official told parliamentarians on Wednesday.