Friday, 3 April 2015

Russia’s Top News Stories for April 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

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 more

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