How Russia's Reserve Forces Compare to U.S. Counterparts

How Russia's Reserve Forces Compare to U.S. Counterparts

How Russia's Reserve Forces Compare to U.S. Counterparts After Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization earlier this week, calling up 300,000 members of the Russian Army reserves to fight in Ukraine, the Pentagon pointed out on Thursday that Russia's reserves are different from U.S. reserves. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brigadier General Pat Ryder said Putin's mobilization "would primarily be reservists or members of the Russian military that had retired." Ryder …