The staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation from July, will increase to 1.9 million people
Moscow. March 29. INTERFAX.RU — the President of Russia Vladimir Putin the decree has increased from 1 July 2017 the number of staff of the Armed Forces to 903 051 1 person, including 1 013 628 military personnel.
As reported on the official Internet portal of legal information, the President has amended the decree of July 8, 2016 “About regular number of Armed forces of the Russian Federation”.
From 1 January 2017 the number of Russian Armed Forces was 1 897 694 people, including 1 013 628 military personnel.
This decree shall enter into force from the day of its signing.