An unpublished paragraph of Putin’s decree refers to the mobilization of a million people
Media sources say that the figure was corrected several times and eventually settled on a million.
According to media reports, the secret 7th paragraph of Vladimir Putin’s decree on mobilization allows one million people to be called up.
This was reported by “Novaya Gazeta. Europe”, referring to a source in the Kremlin.
According to the resource, which spoke to a source in the presidential administration, at first, they wanted to put the entire text of Putin’s decree on mobilization under the heading “for official use”. But later they decided to hide only item number 7 – on the number of people to be mobilized.
“The figure was corrected several times and eventually settled on a million,” the interlocutor of Novaya Gazeta. Europe specified.
In several ministries of the Russian Federation, NG journalists were assured that they had not yet received the text of Putin’s decree, they had seen it, as well as the general public – a plaque hid the seventh point.
The journalists recalled that in Russia, disclosure of a document classified as “for official use”, in contrast to documents classified as “secret”, “top secret” and above, as a rule, only disciplinary or administrative liability arises.
Updated: Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov called the information about the alleged mobilization of up to 1 million people “a lie”. “This is a lie,” Peskov said to the Russian media.
As the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov, assured, paragraph 7 of the decree on mobilization refers to the number of reservists to be called up. “The only thing I can say is that Sergei Shoigu said in his interview: ‘300,000 people.’ Here (in paragraph 7) we are talking about up to 300,000 people,” Peskov says.
- Putin’s statement is consistent with the analysis of many Western experts that Russia requires human resources to continue the war, and Putin himself does not abandon the original intention to occupy the entire territory of Ukraine.
- Also, on the eve of the Russian Federation, the punishment for surrender and desertion significantly tightened. In Kyiv, the beginning of mobilization in the Russian Federation was called Putin’s plan to dispose of Russians.