Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Russian Ministry of Defense intends to continue the draft









3/31/2015

Russian Ministry of Defense intends to continue the draft

By Yuriy Gavrilov

Translated from Russian by J.Hawk

The Chief of the Main Organizational and Mobilization Directorate of the General Staff, Vasiliy Tonkoshkurov, told journalists about the spring army draft.

Such meetings usually take place after the president publishes the draft decree. This time the head of state signed the document one week prior to the official start of the draft campaign, which made Tonkoshkurov's task easier. Exact numbers of the soldier intake—150,140 individuals—were made known earlier, while the rules for notification, assembly, distribution, and expediting the ...read more



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