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externalInstitute for the Study of War: Russia potentially overstating number of Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from Azovstal.

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May 21, 2022 5:19 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The U.S. think tank said that Russia may be inflating the numbers either to maximize the amount of Russian prisoners of war received at the next exchange, or to avoid the embarrassment of admitting to having undertaken a months-long siege against merely “hundreds” of Ukrainian soldiers.

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