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Contract servicemen will have to undergo annual drug test. Write about this “Izvestia” with reference to the defense Ministry.
The Agency is preparing amendments to the Federal law “On status of servicemen”. It is noted that now the soldiers each year will undergo routine medical examinations. Tests are also planned to carry out before signing a contract, on his new appointment and before combat duty. If the soldier refuses the examination, it fired without severance pay.
If the result of diagnostics is planned to carry out re-check to eliminate the error. The presence in the blood of banned substances is grounds for termination of contract.
According to the newspaper, experts believe that such checks will help to eradicate drug abuse in the army and strengthen the military discipline without additional costs. Changes will be made in early 2019.
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