Military draft kicks off today in Ukraine

19:24, 4 October 2016

Military draft kicks off today in Ukraine. It will last until November 30. Almost 14 thousand people will be called up in October – November.

Men of 20 – 27 years old shall serve in Armed Forces of Ukraine, National Guard and State Special Transportation Service.

The term of service is 18 months, those with higher education (Master's degree) shall serve 12 months.

The conscripts shall not be sent to the ATO zone in Donbas.