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Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of Russia's Belgorod region, claimed on June 9 that a drone crashed into an office building and caught fire in the city of Belgorod. Later the same day, Russia's Kursk region Governor Roman Starovoyt reported a drone crash near an oil depot in the regional capital.
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Official: Number of Russian troops in Belarus decreases to around 4,000

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 26, 2023 11:59 PM 1 min read
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Andriy Demchenko, spokesperson for the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, reported on March 26 that slightly more than 4,000 Russian troops are currently stationed in Belarus.

This figure is less than half the number of troops Russia had in Belarus in January, when about 10,000 servicemen were stationed near the border with Ukraine in Belarus, maintaining the threat of a new attack on Ukraine from the north.

According to the Demchenko, the Russian soldiers still in Belarus are mainly involved in military training, while the rest Russia has transferred back to its own territory and to the front line in eastern Ukraine for further offensive operations.

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