Around 1,000 recruits from the annexed Crimea will go for military service in Russian army during the autumn conscription campaign.

“Around 1,000 Crimean citizens of military age are expected to be sent for military service, which is twofold exceed the figure of the spring conscription campaign,” Interfax reports.

In addition, over 6,000 people, from Southern, North-Caucasian and Crimean Federal districts established after annexation, have been found fit for general military service and are now preparing for service in Russian army.

Earlier, Alexander Nikitin, Major General and head of the supervision of the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office, stated that the Crimean conscripts served in the territory of peninsula and no changes in autumn conscription campaign were expected.