Ukraine War: Thousands of Russians flee call up to fight

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Ukraine war: thousands of russians flee call up to fight

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Ukraine War: Thousands of Russians flee call up to fight” – below is their description.

More than a hundred thousand people have fled Russia – with many more thousands queuing at border points – to avoid being drafted into the army to fight in Ukraine.

Some have told Sky’s Dominic Waghorn, who is on the Russian border with Georgia, that they are being used as ‘meat’ for Putin’s war.

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https://news.sky.com/story/ukraine-latest-news-live-if-putin-uses-nuclear-weapons-us-would-respond-decisively-12541713

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