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A draft law on a phased increase in the draft age for military service has been submitted to the State Duma

CrimeaPRESS reports:

From the age of 19, 20, and then from the age of 21.

A group of State Duma deputies led by the chairman of the Defense Committee Andrei Kartapolov submitted for consideration a draft law on a phased increase in the draft age for military service to 21 years. The document was posted on Monday in the Duma electronic base.

The draft age in 2024, according to the initiative, will be from 19 to 30 years, in 2025 — from 20 to 30 years, in 2026 — from 21 to 30 years.

However (as follows from the document), those who wish, despite the increase in the draft age, will be able to go to serve from the age of 18.

In addition, for Russians aged 27 to 30 who are in the reserve and did not serve on conscription without legal grounds, it is possible to pass it at will.

As the authors of the document note, the proposed norms will make it possible to eliminate the need for the appearance of schoolchildren and students in military commissariats to grant a deferment from conscription for military service. In addition, in the amount of more than 639 million rubles a year, the financial obligations of the federal budget for organizing and conducting medical examinations of recruits who receive general or secondary vocational education will be reduced.

The law, if passed, will enter into force on January 1 next year.

Recall with the initiative to change the draft age spoke Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at the final meeting of the board of the military department on December 21, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was present at the meeting, supported this idea.

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