Inside Europe: A comeback for conscription in Sweden
| 05:47 mins.
Why would Russia want to attack Sweden, a neutral country? That was the thinking back in 2010, when Sweden abolished conscription. Then Russia annexed Crimea. In 2017, parliament voted to bring back the draft, as part of urgent moves to rebuild the country's Cold War system of Total Defence. Richard Orange joined some of the first 19 and 20-year olds drafted on exercises in southern Sweden.