Moscow mayor announces end of partial mobilization in Russia’s capital


Moscow has completed tasks on partial mobilization set by the Russian Defense Ministry, the city mayor announced on Monday.

“According to the military commissar of Moscow, the partial mobilization tasks established on the basis of a presidential decree and the tasks of the Defense Ministry have been completed in full,” Sergey Sobyanin said in a statement on his website.

Sobyanin added that meeting places for the mobilized people will close on Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. Moscow time (1100GMT).

“The notices, sent out during the mobilization process to the place of residence and enterprises, are no more valid,” the mayor said.

On Sept. 21, President Vladimir Putin declared partial mobilization to enlist up to 300,000 people between the ages of 18 and 50 in the Russian military.



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