Women Should Serve Family Says Russias Only Female General

RIA Novosti
Thursday 7th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 7 (RIA Novosti) – Women should not replace the thousands of men dodging military service in Russia’s Armed Forces, but should bring up children instead, Russia’s sole female army General Yelena Knyazeva said in an interview.At present, Russian legislation allows women to serve in the military only on a contract (or professional) basis. But the State Duma has proposed drafting a bill that would introduce voluntary one-year military service for women with similar terms to the conscript system for men.”Maybe it would be good [for women to do voluntary service], but I think it’s bett…

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