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Russia. Defense Minister says 300,000 reservists will be mobilized
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Russia. Defense Minister says 300,000 reservists will be mobilized

Russian Defense Minister announces that 300,000 reservists will be mobilized to fight and that students will not be mobilized. After Putin's speech, Sergei Shoigu said, quoted by AFP, that at the moment the fight is "not so much against Ukraine, but against the West". According to Sky News, Shoigu said the people "will receive military training before being mobilized", adding that the mobilization will not include "people who have served as recruits or students". Shoigu also put forward a figure for Russian losses, speaking at 5,937 were killed, a number far below estimates given by Ukrainian and Western agencies. Russia recognizes around 6,000 dead soldiers and estimates 61,200 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the war. Speaking of the dead, he praised the work of doctors in ensuring th...
The Security Service of Ukraine released a photo of special forces personnel taken in the town of Kupyansk
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The Security Service of Ukraine released a photo of special forces personnel taken in the town of Kupyansk

The Security Service of Ukraine released a photo of special forces personnel taken in the town of Kupyansk, Kharkiv region, liberated from Russian invaders. The Security Service of Ukraine published the relevant photo on Telegram. "Special forces personnel of the Centre of Special Operations ‘A’ of the Security Service of Ukraine are in Kupyansk which has been and will always be Ukrainian! We will free our land to the last centimeter! We move further! Glory to Ukraine!" the post reads. Source: Ukrinform
Zelensky says the offensive in the south made it possible to liberate two cities
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Zelensky says the offensive in the south made it possible to liberate two cities

"Ukrainian flags are returning to the places where they rightfully belong," said the Ukrainian president. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky assured that the counter-offensive launched a week ago to recover Russian-occupied territories in the south of the country has already resulted in the liberation of two cities. "I will not go into the details, but the Ukrainian flags are returning to the places where they should be by right," said the Ukrainian president, after another General Staff meeting, in which the Ukrainian war strategy was analyzed. In his speech on Sunday night, Zelensky was a little clearer, saying that the Ukrainian Armed Forces' 42nd separate motorized infantry battalion had "liberated two cities in the south" of the country "thanks to their heroic actions". Zelens...