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Russian historian, member of the Board of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Armen Gasparyan invited the citizens to turn to the experience of the Third Reich. So in his Twitter account he commented that the information on the development of the Russian defense Ministry order the production of vehicles for military service and taking away the needs of the army in case of war.
“This is normal practice. Examine the question on the example of world war II. Not even in the USSR. Ask how it was in the Reich”, he advised.
He later deleted his tweet, but screenshots with the statement remained in the social network.
Earlier, the Russian defense Ministry has denied amendments to the legislation on the production of vehicles for military records for possible removal from citizens and organizations. The Agency has assured that army has sufficient number of motor vehicles.
About the Ministry’s plans to change the list of automotive vehicles which can be handed over to the army in case of war, on 24 July, wrote the newspaper “Izvestia”. Referring to the draft on amendments to the decree of the Minister of defence No. 151, which permits the granting of army Quad bikes, vans, trucks, wagons, trailers of all types, buses, all terrain vehicles, armoured cars, tractors and a variety of special techniques, the newspaper reported that the document provides for the registration and all the civilian cars.
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