Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the progress of part of the mobilization on the 28th. Shoigu said that the target of 300,000 people set by Russia’s “partial mobilization” has been completed, and there are no plans to carry out new mobilization work.
Shoigu said that during the partial mobilization period, more than 1,300 staff of administrative organs at all levels were conscripted into the army, and more than 27,000 businessmen and more than 13,000 citizens volunteered to join the army. The average age of mobilization is 35 years old. There are still 218,000 people in training, 82,000 people who have completed training and have been deployed to special military operations areas, and more than 41,000 of them have joined the front-line troops.
Putin said on the same day that Russia’s armed forces development plan is being implemented as scheduled. A lot of work has been done in the development of strategic missile forces, and great progress has also been made in equipping ground forces and other forces with modern weapons and long-range high-precision weapons. These weapons All showed their best in combat conditions. Russia has also done a lot of work in building its navy.
Putin also emphasized that, based on the experience of special military operations, Russia needs to think and adjust all components of the armed forces, including the construction of ground forces. Putin asked Shoigu to study options at the Ministry of Defense and at the expert level in order to formulate development plans in line with defense industrial enterprises, and to report relevant recommendations to Putin at the ministerial meeting of the Ministry of Defense in December this year.