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Russia took 47 Ukrainian settlements in 2024: Putin

Russia holding dozens as 'human shields' in Ukraine town: police
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Russia has captured 47 Ukrainian towns and villages since the start of 2024, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

“Since the beginning of this year alone, 47, I think, settlements have been liberated,” Putin told attendees at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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