Independent media already noted on Wednesday that it was published a scan of the decree of the president of Russia Vladimir Putin on “partial mobilization” for the war with Ukraine contains an undisclosed fragment.

“As posted on the website Kremlin the content of the decree, point 7 was omitted, and in the version presented on the state legal portal (the equivalent of the Journal of Laws) it is hidden and marked as ‘for official use’ “- the portal emphasized Jellyfish.

In turn, the interlocutor Nowa Gazeta reported that the idea of ​​marking as “for official use” the entire content of the document was initially discussed. Representatives of the Ministry of Defense were in favor of this. But only point 7 on the number of people who should be mobilized was kept secret.

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“The number was changed several times and finally it stood in the million“- says the source.

Asked about the content of this point Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov he said he “cannot reveal it,” but made it clear that it concerns the number of people to be mobilized. He also cited the words of Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who said it was supposed to be 300 thousand people.

Already on Wednesday Alexei Navalny’s lawyer Vyacheslav Gimadi wrote in social media that “if you read Putin’s decree, in reality it is obviously not it is not a partial but universal mobilization“.

They have the right to appoint everyone, apart from completely unfit for service due to health condition and age (soldiers up to 50 and junior officers up to 60). So it will be as requested by the defense ministry, “Gimadi explained in the entry.

On the other hand, the political scientist Jekaterina Szulman pointed out that the order Putin was talking about was formulated very vaguely – the document did not specify any specific parameters.