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Russia army set to increase number of soldiers to 1.5 million, create 24 new divisions

Russian forces are preparing to increase the number of soldiers in the country’s armed forces by 30 percent, raising the total count to 1.5 million, according to Ukrainian intelligence and a Washington D.C.-based think tank. The news comes as Russia’s military leadership looks set to carry out sweeping military reforms this year. The huge increase […]