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There must be some sort of resistance or at least opposition, whether organized or not. I know there was a certain amount even in the USSR back in the 80s during the Afghanistan occupation. Cgingold (talk) 23:04, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

They're all in prison (up to 2 years, about a thousand people per year) or avoiding it in other ways. If you look at Ukraine you'd see that 55% of people ignored the law of mandatory conscription, times has changed, people are being more informed about politics BS and have freedom attitudes, Russia isn't much different from Ukraine imo. Here's some data: Gendalv (talk) 22:42, 7 December 2016 (UTC)


Does anybody know the plans to abolish it?-- (talk) 10:07, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

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3 years conscription in the NavyEdit

Was it abolished - and when ? -- (talk) 12:54, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

  • beginning of 1991 it was reduced from 3 to 2 years (see: IISS, MB 1991/92) -- (talk) 06:05, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

The two-year conscription term in force since 1967 continued unchanged after the Soviet Union dissolved until the mid-2000sEdit

...which is in fact not true. In 1993, 18-month-service was introduced. -- (talk) 14:12, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

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