The terms of military service in Russia are 12 months and there are no plans to change them, reported in the Ministry of Defense. Earlier, the military commissar from Dmitrov said that they would be increased to two years.

Details. The terms of military service in Russia are 12 months and no legislative changes are planned in this area, Colonel Alexei Astakhov, military commissar of the Moscow Region, said on the telegram channel of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

He added that Article 38 of the Federal Law “On Military Duty” fixes the term of service for conscripts – 12 months.

Andrei Kartapolov, head of the State Duma Committee on Defense, called the message about the increase in service life “nonsense”, writes RBC.

What you need to know. Earlier, Dmitrov military commissar Mikhail Fotin, citing “official information” from the military commissar of the Moscow region, announced plans to increase the terms of military service to two years.

The statement was made on the TV channel “Vecherniy Dmitrov” on Friday, December 16. On Saturday, the video was deleted, but the copy preserved in the cache.