Comments continue to come from various sources regarding the resonant statement of the military commissar of the cities of Dubna near Moscow, Dmitrov and Taldom regarding the alleged increase in the term of conscription with 2023 of the year.
Recall, that Lieutenant Colonel Mikhail Fotin himself called this "decision" logical, pointing out, that a response is needed to the entry into NATO of the "northern neighbors". The video on Dmitrov TV was deleted some time after publication.. Then Mikhail Fotin himself declared, that "he said a lot, but mounted, how to install".
At the moment, the Russian Ministry of Defense puts an end to the issue.
In the national defense department, commenting on the video materials that appeared on the network with statements by the Moscow Region military commissar that, that “such a decision was sent to the military registration and enlistment offices” (about the alleged increase in service life), report that, what are they (lieutenant colonel's statements) is untrue.
Defense Ministry reports that, that at the moment there are no changes in the country's legislation regarding the increase in the period of conscription. Little of, noted, that at present no legislative changes in this regard are proposed by the Ministry of Defense itself.
The effect of the 38th article of the Federal Law is emphasized, where prescribed, that the term of military service on conscription in Russia is 12 months.