Thousands of Russian men are seeking to avoid the call-up by fleeing into neighboring countries by land and air.
Three cosmonauts drifted down to Earth from the International Space Station, landing in a remote part of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh authorities have arrested about 12,000 people in total after turmoil that President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev blamed on foreign-backed “terrorists."
A Russia-led military alliance of former Soviet republics has started sending troops to Kazakhstan for a peacekeeping mission after days of extremely violent protests.
At least a dozen police officers died, including one found beheaded, in unrest as protesters tried to storm government buildings in Almaty.
The new campaign features tourists visiting sites in the central Asian nation and saying, you can probably guess, “Very nice.”
Local authorities had earlier put the death toll at 15, but the Interior Ministry of the Central Asian nation later revised the figure downward, without explaining.
They were headed for the International Space Station when the booster rocket failed mid-air.
The Kazakh native was a bronze medalist at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Only five passengers managed to escape the burning vehicle.