Chechen conscripts to start military service in October
The draft in Chechnya will start in 17 municipalities on October 17. 500 conscripts will be enlisted and sent for service in October. Chechen enlistment officers say that 35% of conscripts have higher educations, 24% have specialized medium education and 25% have a C-category driving license, RIA Novosti reports.
Parents of conscripts and members of public organizations are joining the process. Chechnya will have its first draft in the last 20 years.