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externalPentagon believes Russia now recruiting Syrian fighters for war in Ukraine.

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March 8, 2022 2:16 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The announcement bolsters a Wall Street Journal report on March 6 that Putin was recruiting Syrians skilled in urban combat to fight in Ukraine. Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said he had no information on the numbers or caliber of the Syrian fighters.

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