Sweden brings back military conscription amid Baltic tensions

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  1. Aptrgangr nulla crux, nulla corona

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    Sweden brings back military conscription amid Baltic tensions


    The Swedish government has decided to reintroduce military conscription - a move backed by the country's MPs.
    The decision means that 4,000 men and women will be called up for service from 1 January 2018, a defence ministry spokeswoman told the BBC.
    They will be selected from about 13,000 young people born in 1999, who will be asked to take psychological and physical tests, Marinette Radebo said.
    Sweden, a neutral country, is worried about Russia's Baltic military drills. (...)
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39140100



    And what could bio-hipsters possibly do about that other than showing their middle fingers towards the sky? They should send their Gripens out for air-policing like they did with their Drakens and Viggens during Cold War.


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