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VLADIKAVKAZ, October 2. /TASS/. More than 6 thousand draftees will be called in the autumn from the North Caucasus to Russia’s Armed forces for service. Most traditionally will be sent from the Stavropol territory, in some republics, the number of conscripts dropped by half, and in the other increased as well. How is autumn draft campaign correspondents of TASS was told in military commissariats of regions.
Stavropoltsy ask to go to the Presidential regiment
The job of the headquarters of the southern military district on an appeal of citizens on military service in October-December 2017 for the Stavropol region is about 3 thousand people. “It’s about the same level as last year’s numbers, out of 500 recruits it specialists,” – said TASS in the Military Commissariat, Stavropol Krai.
The vast majority of recruits will serve in parts of the southern military district. About 15% of recruits having high moral and business qualities, will go to acquisition of parts (bases) stationed outside of the Russian Federation. The guys most often asked to send them for service in the Navy, Marines and special forces, is also considered prestigious service in the Presidential regiment service commandant of the Moscow Kremlin, said the Commissioner.
In 2017, about 1 million people, including 72 girls, from the Stavropol territory have passed the entrance test for admission to the universities of the defense Ministry (MO RF). Enrolled cadets more than 40%. From September 2017 has started selection of candidates for admission to the universities of the defense Ministry in 2018, is set the task to 979 people.
The results of the contest for best training of citizens for military service, organization and conduction of conscription to military service in 2016, among the subjects of southern and North Caucasus Federal district, Stavropol Krai took the first place.
The system guarantees, in North Ossetia
In North Ossetia this autumn campaign will traditionally continue the system of guarantee, said korr. TASS in the military Commissariat of the Republic. According to her, every recruit provides the names of three referees from among the elders, who will assume responsibility for it. For years of existence of the system to guarantors received only a few complaints about discipline North Ossetian soldiers.
“This autumn draft campaign, we will send in an army of over 500 people. Last year was more than 1 thousand recruits. On alternative civil service will be sent to 8 people. The geography of extensive appeal,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
Recruits will be sent to the army, national guard, military space forces, railroad troops, etc.
The number of recruits declined in the CBD
In two North Caucasian republics – Kabardino – Balkaria (KBR) and Karachay-Cherkessia (KCR) reduced the number of recruits. So, in the fall of the CBD to serve in the army will go 350 recruits. This is 48 less than in the spring, TASS was told by the military Commissioner of the Republic Mohamed lichov.
“In the autumn draft campaign of Kabardino-Balkaria to serve in the army will leave 350 people, which is 48 less than in the spring (398). To serve our children will, as before, on the whole territory of the Russian Federation. Kinds of troops, too, are diverse: land, air, National guard troops and air and space forces,” – said lichov. Draft campaign started in the Republic on 1 October (at the same time and started to work on the recruiting Committee) and will run until 31 December, said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, willing to go on the service of the Republic. “Given that, accumulated a large recruiting resource in the Republic, the Executive authorities of the constituent entities, which sent young men to military service have the possibility of some selection. And they are looking to recruit was healthy enough physically prepared and had at least some basic education. So people could safely Express their thoughts and understand the speech of the commander,” said lichov, and added that much innovation in this draft campaign is not provided.
Alternative service in the CBD choose for the year only a few people. “There are pacifists, there are guys who for religious reasons cannot take up arms, such is directed to alternative civil service, but for such call is out only two or three people. They offer a variety of nursing homes and medical facilities where there are not enough workers without any qualification requirements,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
In Chechnya the first shipment of recruits is scheduled for mid-October. 400 people will be served in the regions of the southern Federal district – Rostov, Volgograd, Crimea and Sevastopol. Another 100 people will be called upon to serve the Republic. “Only 500 recruits, like last year. I see it very much, one place is almost more than 50 people. We were selected taking into account the state of health, higher education, and driver’s license,” reported TASS the head of Department of the military Commissariat of Chechnya for the training of citizens for military service Musa Satyarthi.