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externalPutin orders to draw 134,500 new conscripts.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMarch 31, 2022 8:50 pm

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, conscripts are called up under the annual spring draft and won't be sent to any "hot spots." Russia sent conscripts to fight in its war against Ukraine despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's promises that it wouldn't happen.

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