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externalShoigu claims mobilization complete in Russia, over 80,000 soldiers already sent to Ukraine

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 28, 2022 7:39 pm

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu claimed Russia has mobilized 300,000 people with an average age of 35, according to Russian state-controlled media RIA Novosti. Shoigu alleged that 41,000 of the troops sent to Ukraine are already engaged at the front line. Russian President Vladimir Putin has not signed a decree terminating mobilization in Russia.

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