Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the spring draft. Τhe corresponding document is published on the legal information portal.
The draft dates are set from April 1 to June 15, and according to it 135 000 men will go to serve in the army.
Earlier, the Minister of Defense, General Sergei Shoigu, said that the spring draft campaign in Russia will be realised according to the plan, despite the spread of the coronavirus .
The head of the Ministry of Defense promised that all recruits, before being sent to duty stations, would be checked for coronavirus, and after their arrival in the military units they would be quarantined