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Russian state-controlled media: Putin signs decree on routine autumn conscription

by The Kyiv Independent news desk October 1, 2022 12:04 AM 1 min read
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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Sept. 30 authorizing routine autumn conscription for men aged 18 to 27, calling 120,000 people for military service, according to Russian state-controlled media TASS. Russia’s Defense Ministry reportedly claims that the decision is “not in any way related” to Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine.

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