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Putin’s desperate recruits are in a life-and-death scramble for kit

23 January 2023

7:33 PM

23 January 2023

7:33 PM

As Vladimir Putin seemingly dithers over the question of whether to send a further 500,000 of his citizens onto the battlefield this winter, one reason against – as reported on Coffee House – is surely a lack of basic equipment for them. Since the ‘partial mobilisation’ of up to 300,000 hapless men last September, there have been numerous reports of the army’s failure to properly kit them out.

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