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Russia’s ethnic minorities disproportionately conscripted to fight the war in Ukraine

In the nearly two years since Russia invaded Ukraine, 300,000 Russian soldiers have died or been wounded, many of them conscripts. For soldiers from Siberia and Russia’s Far East, home to many of Russia’s ethnic minorities, the price has been overwhelming. Nick Schifrin and producer Sarah Cutler have some of their stories.

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