In Chechnya, employees of the military commissariats force non-working men to write an explanatory note about why they refuse to work in law enforcement agencies or serve in the troops of the Ministry of Defense. This is reported by Kavkaz.Realii with reference to a source among Chechen officials.
The men are sent an audio message in which a female voice speaks in Chechen about the need to "urgently fill out a questionnaire for unemployed men aged 21 to 49 years." They are required to explain their refusal to serve or, conversely, to sign documents of readiness. Those with disabilities are asked to provide identification.
In early June, the Chechen authorities reported that more than 8,000 people from the republic went to war in Ukraine, 1,360 of whom were volunteers. In fact, there are almost no real volunteers left: the security forces intimidate local residents, torture them and threaten them with criminal cases. Read about how the Chechen authorities forcibly send their citizens to fight in Ukraine in The Insider.