The spring draft was canceled in the Crimea
The temporarily acting military commissioner of the Republic of the Crimea Sergey Varavva stated that authorities of the Crimea canceled the spring draft to the army.
"In connection with the transition period, we received an order to suspend the draft. The spring draft is canceled for sure, as for the autumn one, we will see," the military commissioner said.
Sergey Varavva also noted that at that moment every effort was done to bring back home about 700 residents of the Crimea, who serve outside the peninsula.
"Public organizations hold negotiations with commanders of military bases, we raise this issue at the intergovernmental level, we are doing everything possible in order that soldiers, who want to return to the Crimea, will have such a opportunity," Sergey Varavva stated.