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The Russian army will replenish 132.5 thousand people: Putin signed a decree on the autumn military appeal

The President of the Russian Federation signed a decree calling on citizens of the Russian Federation to enlist in the military service in October-December 2018 and on dismissal of citizens serving military service on conscription.

Photo: RIA Novosti

The document was published on the official portal of legal information.

According to the figures, the autumn appeal should be 4.5 thousand people more than the spring one. In March this year, according to the presidential decree, 128 thousand new recruits were to be called in.

To carry out from October 1 to December 31, 2018 a call for military service of Russian citizens aged 18 to 27 years who are not in reserve and are to be recruited into the military service in the amount of 132,500 people.

Presidential Decree

The decree also instructs “to discharge soldiers, sailors, sergeants and foremen from military service, the term of conscription military service has expired.”

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