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externalUK Defense Ministry: Kadyrov's cousin has likely acted as field commander in Mariupol.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 18, 2022 11:32 am
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Russia used Chechens close to Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov among auxiliary forces in Mariupol, British Defense Ministry reported on May 18. Combat deployment of such troops shows Russia's resource problems in Ukraine, leading to disunited command, according to the ministry.

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