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Civilians pulled from nine Russian border villages following skirmishes: official

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Civilians from nine Russian villages along the border with Ukraine have been evacuated from their homes amid skirmishes between Russian forces and a Ukrainian “sabotage” group, a regional official said Tuesday.

“Clean-up work is continuing in the affected areas,” the regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov, said, adding that residents of nine settlements in the region have “been moved out”.


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