First recruits from Russia arrived to Sevastopol

10:04 23.05.2013

The first teams of recruits from Russia have arrived to Sevastopol.

According to the press service of the Russian Southern Military District, there are plans to get approximately 3000 persons to the military units, exceeding the number of 2012 by two times.

At present the interviews with psychologists and medical commission examination have been already conducted for draftees from the Krasnodar and Stavropol Krai, regions of Astrakhan, Rostov, and Volgograd, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, and North Ossetia.

55% of the recruits have expressed their wish to serve at surface vessels, 26% want to serve as marines, while the rest prefer other coastal units.

English translation by BSN