Buryatia

In rural and impoverished Buryatia, Russia's partial mobilization hits hard

In rural and impoverished Buryatia, Russia’s partial mobilization hits hard

LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – (This September 23 story has been updated to correct the name and age of the student quoted in the last three paragraphs to Nastya, 21, not Aryuna, 19. ) A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to bolster the armies fighting in Ukraine, officials arrived at …

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In rural and impoverished Buryatia, Russia's partial mobilization hits hard

In rural and impoverished Buryatia, Russia’s partial mobilization hits hard

By Felix Light LONDON (Reuters) – A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to bolster the armies fighting in Ukraine, officials arrived at the home of Alexander Bezdorozhny with drafts ordering him to report for duty. But they were calling a dead man. Bezdorozhny, who suffered from chronic inflammation of the …

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