Ukraine launches autumn draft

10:40, 01 October 2015
Ukraine
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Autumn recruiting campaign to the Ukrainian Army is beginning in Ukraine today, according to Ukrainian news service TSN.

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Men from 20 to 27 years are to be recruited for military service in 2015. Ukrainian citizens from 18 to 19 years may also go to serve, but only upon their own will.

It is noted that military service will last for a year and a half.

According to the Order of the President of Ukraine, the autumn conscription will continue until November 30.

Read alsoPoroshenko: Ukrainian military strategy – more contracted troopsAs reported earlier, a total of 11,000 citizens are to be drafted in October-November, most of them will serve in the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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