To serve will be sent only mentally healthy recruits
October 1 started the autumn conscription in Russia. In the framework of this appeal it is planned to send more than 152-thousand young people, 600 of them will be directed on alternative civil service.
With autumn conscription 2016 was tightened requirements for the mental health of recruits. All the military and enlistment commissions already allocated the necessary methods of assessing mental status and identifying tendencies to deviant (or socially dangerous) behavior. The assessment will be conducted using the appropriate testing, as well as in personal consultations with psychiatrists.