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Eine Liste der Kontakte nach Ägypten, Armenien, Belgien, Chile, Demokratische Republik Kongo, Eritrea, Finnland, Frankfreich, Griechenland, Großbritannien, International, Island, Israel, Kanada, Kolumbien, Lateinamerika, Mazedonien, Niederlande, Österreich, Russland, Schweiz, Serbien, Spanien, Südafrika, Südkorea, Tschad, Türkei, USA, Weißrussland und Zypern. Zuletzt aktualisiert am 27.10.2018.

Rundbrief »KDV im Krieg« - Februar 2018

Crimea: Forced Enlistment

(25.09.2017) Since the occupation began, residents of Crimea have been subjected to
conscription in the armed forces of the Russian Federation. Until 31 December 2016,
military service could only take place on the territory of the Crimean peninsula. Since
2017, conscripts can also be sent to serve on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Russia: Activists developed an online resource on alternative service

(14.12.2016) Activists in Russia launched a website informing young men about alternative service, how to apply for it and their rights when performing. In addition to presenting information on procedures, the website also includes stories by other young men who chose to perform alternative civilian service, and encourages more to choose this option.

Russia: One-Year Conscription Has not Stopped Dedovshchina

(01.03.2010) Introduced in 2008, the one-year draft was intended to reduce conflict between conscripts from different draft campaigns. The ‘dedy’ or ‘grandfathers’ about to demobilize would often abuse, haze, or otherwise mistreat brand-new inductees. On Thursday, SibVO Commander, General-Lieutenant Vladimir Chirkin told reporters: “The military expected a dramatic decrease in this type of offenses, but, regrettably, hazing remains an acute problem."