Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov believes that one year "is an optimum term of service for conscripts." Opening the session of the government on Thursday, the Prime Minister said that one year is quite enough for training the servicemen properly.
Meanwhile, "we shall agree with such term of service for conscripts only after the government will assess the efficiency of the army," Mikhail Kasyanov stressed.
The Prime Minister also noted that the Cabinet of Ministers must determine the necessary stimuli for young people to agree to serve in the army on a contract. These stimuli must be acceptable, he added.
At its Thursday session the government is considering the draft federal targeted programme for 2004-2007 on ensuring the manning of military posts by contract servicemen.
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations