06 February 2015, Friday, 12:39

Vladimir Putin signed a decree on conscription of reservists for military training


UFA, 6 February 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arina Rakhimkulova/. Russian citizens, who are in reserve, will be called up to undergo military training for up to two months. The decree was signed by the Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, February 5. The document was published on the official web portal of legal information.

The military training of Russian citizens in reserve of the Armed Forces is scheduled activities for the improvement of combat training of reservists and is held annually. Last time such an event took place in Russia in August — September 2014.

Reservists called up for training camps in the Russian Armed Forces, Interior Ministry troops, State Guard agencies and FSB units.

Employees and civil servants of law enforcement bodies, fire service, customs officials and citizens, reserved for public authorities, are not subject for military training. Also, employees of aviation and rail transport, ship personnel of naval and river fleet are released from training.

People, who are in reserve, can be sent to military training no more than once in three years. At the time of the call reservists retain their jobs; they are entitled to payment of average wages and compensation for travel expenses, paid by the Ministry of Defence.