Russian authorities are likely keeping open the option of another round of call-ups under the ‘partial mobilisation,’ the British Defense Ministry said in an Intelligence Update, Report informs.

“On January 22, 2023, media reported that Russian border guards were preventing dual passport holding Kyrgyz migrant workers from leaving Russia, telling the men that their names were on mobilisation lists.

Separately, on January 23, 2023, Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that the decree on ‘partial mobilisation’ continues to remain in force, claiming the decree remained necessary for supporting the work of the Armed Forces.

Observers had questioned why the measure had not been formally rescinded.