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externalPutin instructs to officially send troops to the occupied parts of Donbas ‘to maintain peace.’

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskFebruary 21, 2022 11:46 pm

The decree signed by Russian dictator Vladimir Putin on Feb. 21 recognizing the independence of the Russian-occupied Donbas region also calls for the Kremlin military to perform “peacekeeping functions” in the territories.

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