Ukraine, Russia recruits’ volunteers for a new battalion
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Ukraine, Russia recruits’ volunteers for a new battalion

Russia is recruiting volunteers to form a new battalion to be deployed in Ukraine, called “Samara”, which will join the Third Army Corps of the Russian Armed Forces. According to experts from the Institute for the Study of War, the new unit will consist of 15,500 men with no previous military experience and aged between 18 and 50 and will be based in Mulino, in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Meanwhile, Moscow continues to train volunteers in the Novosibirsk, Saratov, Ulyanovsk and Kurgan regions for the war in Ukraine.