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Russian Draft Dodgers

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Russian Draft Dodgers

Russian Draft Dodgers

Russian Draft Dodgers

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Michele Kelemen reports the Russian military is feeling the strain of draft dodgers. Some families will pay as much as $5,000 to keep their 18 year old sons out of the service. The interior ministry has launched a campaign to ensure that although there are rumors of hazing and renewed conflict in Chechnya, more soldiers are needed.

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