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externalInstitute for the Study of War: Russia might pursue options to loosen military recruitment restrictions as eligible pool dwindles.

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June 15, 2022 3:37 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The U.S. think tank quoted a Russian military blogger who suggested that Russian authorities are preparing to increase the age limit to serve in tank and motorized infantry units from 40 to 49 and to drop the requirement for past military service. The institute said if true, this shift demonstrates the Kremlin's increasing desperation for recruits to fill frontline units, regardless of their skills.

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