Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu named the total number of military personnel who will be called up after the announcement of mobilization as part of the Russian special operation in Ukraine.
“In total, 300,000 reservists will be called up,” Minister Shoigu said.
He added: “Russia has huge mobilization resources, almost 25 million people, and those who will be mobilized make up 1%.”
The minister explained that partial mobilization is needed primarily to control the 1000-kilometer line of contact and the liberated lands. Line, these areas must be controlled. Of course, partial mobilization is needed for this.”