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Lawyers overwhelmed by requests to help Russians avoid fighting in Ukraine
Swamped by panic-stricken requests for help to avoid being drafted, Russian lawyers say they are working flat out to offer advice to those at risk of being sent to fight in Ukraine.
Kremlin attempts to calm Russian fury over chaotic mobilisation
Amid angry protests over the conscription of new recruits, a propaganda drive is seeking to deflect blame from Vladimir Putin
As Russians Flee, Some Find Draft Notices Waiting at the Border
The Kremlin dispatched federal security forces to frontier border crossings packed with Russian men trying to escape the draft by entering countries like Georgia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia.
Ukraine annexation votes to end amid Russian mobilisation exodus
Russian-organized referendums that could lead to annexing 15% of Ukraine's territory were due to end on Tuesday as the Kremlin said it made no decisions on closing its borders as the first mobilisation since World War Two prompted some to flee.
‘We’re scared, we want to run’: the Russian men fleeing conscription
Three men tell of why they won’t fight in Ukraine, their efforts to evade the draft and what the future holds
Russian reservists leave behind sobbing relatives, new brides
The sound of old Soviet war songs mixed with the sobbing of relatives in the small Russian town of Bataysk as freshly mobilised reservists in Russia's southern Rostov region said goodbye to their families on Monday.
Photos: Russian reservists leave behind sobbing loved ones
Freshly mobilised reservists in Russia’s southern Rostov region say goodbye to their families.