Spain’s Puyol says volunteers to be hallmark of 2017, 2018 FIFA tournaments in RussiaSport February 28, 20:52
Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution on sanctions against SyriaWorld February 28, 19:54
Gazprom to invest $1.7 bln in development of Kyrgyzstan’s gas supply system — PutinBusiness & Economy February 28, 19:29
Russian Foreign Ministry urges UN to influence Kiev to implement Minsk dealRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 18:50
Russian, Turkish presidents to discuss purchase of S-400 systems — Erdogan’s adviserMilitary & Defense February 28, 18:43
Russian drone can reconnoiter targets at 500-meter altitude during 20 minutesMilitary & Defense February 28, 18:31
Expert warns US may quit arms reduction treaties, resume nuclear tests under TrumpWorld February 28, 17:45
Ex-Finance Minister Kudrin says oil price may slide below $55 per barrel in year’s timeBusiness & Economy February 28, 17:31
Russian Bandy Federation penalizes two clubs for bizarre own-goals matchSport February 28, 17:31
MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. More than 115,000 draftees, or 75.2% of the planned number, are already taken for military service in the Russian Armed Forces during this draft period that began on October 1 and will last till December 31, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service told TASS on Friday.
About 32,000 draftees, which is 21%, have been sent to deployment places, a ministry source said, adding that mostly they are transported by rail or road transport and also by air or sea to remote military bases in such regions as Yakutia, Khabarovsk, the Primorsky and Kamchatka territories and the Sakhalin and Kaliningrad regions.
Draftees who have higher education may choose whether to serve under contract.
Besides, some are drafted to scientific and sport units. The number of scientific units has increased from five to eight.