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externalUkraine's Defense Ministry: Russia has recruited more than 1,000 Syrian mercenaries to fight in Ukraine.

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March 14, 2022 4:03 pmby Toma Istomina

The ministry said that about 400 of them have arrived in Russia.

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Toma Istomina
Author: Toma Istomina

Toma Istomina is the deputy chief editor of the Kyiv Independent. She previously worked for the Kyiv Post from 2017-2021, first as a staff writer, later taking editor roles. For co-founding the Kyiv Independent, Toma was selected as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in 2022. She holds a master’s in international broadcasting from Taras Shevchenko University.

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