The Russian defense Ministry will call to military service for about five hundred young men from the Crimea in the first process in the history of the Russian conscription campaign on the Peninsula, said on the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of defence Sergei Shoigu.
Crimea became part of Russia in March of last year on the results of the referendum in which the absolute majority of the number of residents spoke in favor of the return of the Peninsula in the Russian Federation. In 2014, the opposition to military service in the armed forces recruited, 1st call started this spring.
"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, " said the Minister, in opening the meeting of the Board.
however, before the head of Vladimir Putin signed the law on military conscription in the Crimea. The document provides for the release of the call of the inhabitants of the Crimea and Sevastopol, which had already served or were exempt from conscription in the Ukraine. In addition, eligible for exemption from conscription will be given to those who recognized in the Russian Federation a degree.
in General, during the spring conscription into the Russian army was obliged to go a little over 150 thousand recruits bit less than the year before.