Russia may allow over-40s to join its army

By Mark Trevelyan
Updated May 20 2022 - 9:11am, first published 9:07am
Russians over the age of 40 may be allowed to join the military if a bill is passed into law.

In a sign of Russia's urgent need to bolster its war effort in Ukraine, the parliament says it will consider a bill to allow Russians over 40 and foreigners over 30 to sign up for the military.



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