The procedure for passing the alternative civil service (AGS) has been amended. Since 2021, conscripts who choose this option will be able to get a civilian profession in the ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
About this newspaper "News" told sources in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
Now, young people who have chosen the ACS will have the opportunity to learn the required specialty, being at the main church of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Alabino, Moscow Region. They will undergo training at the Military Spiritual and Educational Center, where they will acquire the profession of an orderly. After graduation, the guys will receive distribution in medical institutions of the Ministry of Defense.
Alternative civil service now lasts 21 months. At the same time, the young people who go through it work in civilian structures. If the draftee, for whatever reason, does not want to pick up weaponIf he chooses an alternative service in the Armed Forces, and not in civilian enterprises or institutions, his life will be reduced to 18 months.
These recruits will be sent to the location of the Taman Motor Rifle Division in Alabino. They will live on the territory of the unit, studying the profession of orderlies in the spiritual and educational center at the main church of the Ministry of Defense.