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Defence minister says 5,937 Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine

Defence minister says 5,937 Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine
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Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday that 5,937 Russian soldiers have died in Ukraine since the February military intervention, in a rare admission of military losses from Moscow.

“Our losses for today are 5,937 dead,” Shoigu said in televised remarks, adding that Russia is “fighting not so much Ukraine as the collective West” in Ukraine.

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