Spring military draft kicks off in Ukraine

18:51, 2 April 2018

The military enlistment campaign begins in Ukraine on Monday. The enlistment committees of all levels started working on April 2 and will finish on May 31.

According to the government's decision, during this particular draft, 15,190 people will be drafted into the Armed Forces, the State Special Transport Service, the State Border Guard and the National Guard of Ukraine.

The Defence Ministry assured that the draftees will not serve in the combat area in Donbas; only volunteers may sign the respective statement and join the military units that are now fighting Russian mercenaries there.