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Russia’s Putin announces partial military mobilization

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a partial military mobilization in Russia, putting the country’s people and economy on a wartime footing as Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine continues. He said he was defending Russian territories and that the West wanted to destroy the country. Only those citizens currently in the reserve will be subject to a call-up for military service, he said. Russia's military reserves were estimated last year to include about 2 million men.
Published 5 months ago · Moscow, Russian Federation

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