Tag: conscription

Taiwanese Lawmakers Debate Restoring Conscription

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, lawmakers in Taiwan are calling for an increase in its military conscription period. Meanwhile, new polls show a majority of Taiwanese are both in favor of women joining the island’s compulsory military training and extending the duration of the training period. A survey released on March 15 by the Taiwan…


Ukraine Moves to Impose State of Emergency, Calls on Its Citizens to Leave Russia, Conscripts Reservists

Ukraine has shifted to a war footing, moving to impose a nationwide state of emergency, urging all of its citizens to leave Russia immediately, and introducing conscription for reservists as the crisis deepens. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council on Wednesday backed imposing a state of emergency on all of the country’s territory, apart from the conflict-stricken…