Daily Memo: Russia’s Partial Mobilization
Overall, the latest move is not particularly escalatory.
Partial mobilization. In an address, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization effective immediately. The mobilization will affect only 300,000 reservists –veterans and those with specialized training – apparently just 1 percent of the pool of Russian men with military experience. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the reinforcements will be sent to control the […]