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Russian airlines staff start to receive conscription noticesRussian employees at airlines and airports have started to receive conscription notices after President Putin ordered a partial military mobilisation, the Kommersant newspaper reported on Friday citing sources. Employees of at least five airlines, including Russian top carrier Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), and staff at more than 10 airports received notices within a day of Putin ordering the mobilisation, the paper reported. (www.reuters.com) More...
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Keeps them flying, most of them are grounded anyway. The US has a similar system no? If I remember well many reserve units served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MR PUTIN IS DESPERATE CONSIDERING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE HE HAS LOST IN HIS WAR TO CONTROL EVERYONE..THAT IS HIS WAY AND IT WONT CHANGE UNTIL THEY ARE DEFEATED..
The next coup in Russia will be interesting.
One way to reduce the number of Pilots....and need for commercial aircraft is to conscript them.