Autumn conscription has started in Ukraine on Thursday, for October-November is expected to call on the eleven thousand people who, according to the President of Petro Poroshenko, will not be sent to the zone of military confrontation in the Donbass.
Poroshenko on February 17 signed a decree According to which in 2015 were planned two of conscription for military service: 1st in April-may and October - November. For military service will encourage young men 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.
in the process the spring draft, which was extended until June, the army planned to call 21 thousand 126 people. First Chapter the Ministry of defense Stepan Poltorak said that in General in 2015 for military service will appeal to about 40 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.
In order to exclude the 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.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.