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Estonia earns 150 000 euros from military evaders annually

Monday, July 16, 2018

Estonian compulsory military service is evaded by about 1 000 young men each year, who have to pay fines that annually exceed the combined total of 150 000 euros. Estonian public broadcaster ERR reports that in 2017, Estonian authorities issued 221 misdemeanour fines with the average fine of 500 euros for avoiding compulsory military conscription. Young men are also fined if they do not appear before the medical commission of…