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 Fall military draft takes off in Ukraine

A new wave of military conscription into the armed forces started in Ukraine on Oct. 4.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Novoe Vremia, 13,908 persons are to be drafted to the army in October-November.

Of all the draftees, 7,908 are planned to serve in the Armed Forces, 5,000 in the National Guard, and another 1,000 conscripts will serve in the State special transport service.

The largest number of draftees, 1,500 persons, are to be inducted in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

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The cost of the fall military draft campaign will be 41.6M hryvnia ($1.6M).

Earlier, the General Staff of the Armed Forces promised that military conscripts would not be sent to combat activities in the east of Ukraine.
 
 
 
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