From 1 October to 30 December, 17 960 citizens will be drafted to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military units for regular military service, according to the official website of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on Monday, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

“It is planned to draft 17,960 troops, in particular: to the Armed Forces of Ukraine – 9,010 people, the National Guard of Ukraine – 6,500 people, the State Border Guard Service – 1 550 people, the State Special Service of Transport – 900 people,” was said in a message.

Conscription will be performed in accordance with the Decree of the President of Ukraine No.274 / 2018 and the corresponding order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

New recruits will arrive at their units from the October 8 to December 28, 2018, according to the agency.

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