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PUTIN MOBILIZES RUSSIAN RESERVE TROOPS

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday, taking a risky and deeply unpopular step following setbacks for his troops nearly seven months after invading Ukraine. Correspondent Bernie Bennett has more.

The first such call-up in Russia since World War II heightened tensions with Ukraine’s Western backers, who derided it as an act of weakness and desperation.

Salem Radio Network Military Advisor Col. Robert Maginnis says the war has not gone well for President Putin.

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The move also sent some Russians scrambling to buy plane tickets to flee the country, and others into the streets to stage anti-war demonstrations.

The Kremlin has struggled to replenish its troops in Ukraine, reportedly even resorting to widespread recruitment in prisons.

Bernie Bennett reporting.

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