Friday, 3 April 2015

Russia’s Top News Stories for April 3, 2015

4/3/2015

Russia's Top News Stories for April 3, 2015



By J.Hawk



Politically relevant news stories going viral on Russia's social media, as reported by mediametrics.ru



Russian MOD: The number of draftees choosing contract service is growing.



Right now there are nearly 300 thousand Russian servicemembers serving under contract. A Russian draftee has the option of serving 1 year of compulsory service or 2 years of contract service, with better pay, benefits, and living conditions. A growing number of draftees is choosing contract service, and many of them re-enlist after their two-year contract expires. Some branches of service, like the submarine fleet and the ...read more



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