Russian draft dodgers get drafted near Georgia border as they try to flee mobilization

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Russian officers from conscription offices set up a checkpoint on the border to Georgia where men are trying to flee from mobilization in a huge queue. Officers check all whether they are on mobilization lists and summon them for mobilization, Russian media TASS reports.

Currently, there is a queue of 5,500 cars trying to enter Georgia from Russia. Also, there is a separate queue for those crossing the border on foot.

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