On Thursday we started the autumn conscription for military service in the army, for October-November is expected to call eleven thousand People.
According to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 23 September " on approving the number of Ukrainian citizens subject to conscription for military service, spending for recruitment in October-November 2015 ", to military service in October-November 2015 will be called eleven 006 Residents of Ukraine. Of them equipped with weapons forces of Ukraine (APU) - 5 206 thousand people, the National guard of Ukraine - 5 thousand People, espectroscopia - 800 people, reports RIA " Novosti ".
To exclude aggravation of the situation in society in connection with the resumption of immediate service in time of war, Poroshenko assured in advance the parents of young recruits that their children will not take part in the conflict in the Donbass. As planned, the conscripts upon completion of service master military specialties and in the future have the opportunity to be involved in service in the East of the country on partial mobilization. On 7 may, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko extended the spring draft into the army. Prior to that, by his decree of 17 February 2015 n 88 "About the date of the next appeals, the next appeals of Ukrainian citizens to urgent military service and transfer to the reserve soldiers in 2015," he planned two conscription: 1st in April-may and October - November. For military service in Ukraine agitating youths aged 20 To 27 years, which might be fit for service for health reasons and are not entitled to the exemption or deferral of immediate service. The term of service for persons without higher education is 18 months for conscripts with higher education - 12 months. As reported by the media, the majority of Ukrainian conscripts prefer to be in prison for evading military service, not only to participate in hostilities in the East of the country. It was also noted that the real time for refusing to go serve in the army for mobilization was received in Ukraine a few dozen people, and the number who received an administrative judgment exceeded a few hundred. In the last month of summer last year the NSDC of Ukraine decided to start a conscription. In the spring of 2014 after the coup d'etat appointed by the Verkhovna Rada Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov in connection with the aggravation of the situation in the South-East of the country Also announced the return of the call to military service. In October of 2013 at that time the head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed a decree According to which Ukraine is the last call, after which the army will fully switch to the contract basis.