Occupation authorities to send 20 Crimean conscripts to serve in Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian authorities announced that residents of the annexed peninsula will serve all over Russia this spring
13:38, 10 April 2017

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About 20 residents of the occupied Crimea will go to serve in military units located in Russia during the spring draft campaign. This was reported by the "military commissar of the Crimea" Anatoliy Maloletko, writes TASS.

Occupation authorities intend to call in 2,4 thousand residents of the annexed peninsula for military service in spring and about the same number in autumn.

Related: Russian special forces carry out training in Crimea and Krasnodar Krai

“Not more than 20 people go to the mainland, the rest will serve here (on the peninsula),” according to Andrey Kolesov, the head of the organization and mobilization department of the headquarters of the Southern Military District.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine demanded to stop recruiting Crimean residents to Russian Army. Military conscription to Russian Armed Forces on the occupied peninsula started on April 1.

Related: Crimean residents will be called up for military service in Russian army outside occupied peninsula

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