Soldiers take part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia on January 13. Russia has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine, saying it deploys them wherever it deems necessary. Photo: AP
Soldiers take part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia on January 13. Russia has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine, saying it deploys them wherever it deems necessary. Photo: AP
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Soldiers take part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia on January 13. Russia has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine, saying it deploys them wherever it deems necessary. Photo: AP
Soldiers take part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia on January 13. Russia has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine, saying it deploys them wherever it deems necessary. Photo: AP
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