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Almost half the positions of this year's military draft have already been filled by volunteers, according to Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence. If volunteers continue signing up at the present rate, there might not be any need to draft young men who have not come forward for the military service themselves, the ministry says.
Volunteers fill up half of 2016 military draft
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