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Russian President Putin’s decree on partial mobilization is executed — Kremlin

On September 21, President Putin declared a partial mobilization in Russia

MOSCOW, November 1. /TASS/. A decree of the Russian president regarding a partial mobilization in the country of up to 300,000 people was implemented in full, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Tuesday.

"It [the decree] was about a certain number of the mobilized reservists and it stipulated a figure of up to 300,000 reservists. Therefore, the decree has been executed," Peskov said.

Russia’s partial mobilization

On September 21, President Putin declared a partial mobilization in Russia. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu clarified that 300,000 reservists primarily with combat experience would be called up, who would undergo training before being sent to the special military operation zone.

The partial mobilization would not involve students and conscripts and some other categories of citizens, including the workforce of the country’s defense enterprises. The staff of IT companies, communications operators and the media would also get a deferment from the partial mobilization if they worked in their specialty full time.

In addition, as the Russian General Staff explained, privates and sergeants in reserve under 35 years of age, junior officers under 50 and senior officers under 55 in reserve were subject to the call-up.