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Putin Announces Partial Mobilization Of 300,000 Reservists In Escalation Of War On Ukraine: Accuses West Of Wanting To “Destroy” Russia

Vladimir Putin has announced the partial mobilization of 300,000 reservists as he escalates the war on Ukraine. The mobilization of additional military personnel is said to occur in stages with students not being summoned. Putin is focusing the mobilization on military service members with previous combat deployments and specific military specializations.

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