According to Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Ministry wishes to call upon the military service of about five hundred young men from the Crimea in the first process in the history of Russia conscription campaign on the Peninsula.
"in the spring conscription campaign will be held the 1st call of young people in armed forces from the Crimea and Sevastopol. About five hundred conscripts to serve in the army and stationed among them within the Crimean Peninsula ", - quotes the Minister RIA " Novosti ". Before the first day of the week, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on conscription in the Crimea, which predusmatrivaet release of the call of those inhabitants of the Republic, who had already served or were exempted from military service to Ukraine, said the press service of the Kremlin. In Crimea on March 16 last year held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of the participants who were in favor of joining the region in Russia. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia, as well as a decree on the formation of the Crimean Federal district.