For the year in the Russian army called about five thousand Crimean human rights activist

За год в армию РФ призвали около пяти тысяч крымчан − правозащитница

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On the Peninsula began to open criminal cases about evasion from service in the Russian army.

Member of the Crimean human rights group Irina Sedova announced January 5 in the air of the Crimea.Realities that as of the end of 2017 for military service in the Russian army of about five thousand inhabitants of the annexed Crimea.

She noted that on the Peninsula began to open criminal cases about evasion from service in the Russian army, and on account of “massively put schoolchildren and students”.

Sedov also said that the staff of the Crimean military find in social networks have left for mainland Ukraine young people and threaten them with investigation.

“In the Crimea conscription put up as a holiday, and many are deceived, and then suffer from intolerable conditions,” – said human rights activist.

Foreign Ministry demands to abolish military conscription in the Crimea

We will remind, the UN called on Russia to stop forcing residents of the annexed Crimea to serve in the Russian army.
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