Subject to conscription as part of the partial mobilization announced in Russia, citizens receive summons to the military registration and enlistment office when they try to cross the border with Georgia. This was reported in the press service of the head and government of North Ossetia TASS. Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic announced that a mobilization point of the military registration and enlistment office would soon be deployed at the Verkhniy Lars checkpoint on the border with Georgia.
“On the border with Georgia, there is a task force on conscription, including representatives of the military registration and enlistment office and representative authorities. They check on the road whether a person is liable for military service, whether he is subject to conscription. If there is information about what is subject to conscription, then in this case he is handed a summons, ”the agency’s interlocutor said.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic, about 5.5 thousand cars in North Ossetia are waiting to pass through the Russian-Georgian border, including 3.6 thousand cars. Due to long queues, the authorities of North Ossetia allowed Russian citizens to cross on foot to the Upper Lars checkpoint.
President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a partial mobilization in the country on 21 September. The next day, a long line of cars formed on the border of the Russian Federation with Georgia. Because of this, the police recommended not to enter Georgia through Upper Lars. Due to the congestion of cars, it is allowed to cross the checkpoint on foot. The FSB sent armored personnel carriers to the border with Georgia, allegedly in case the reservists broke through the border.
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