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 Eight Russian soldiers serving in occupied Donbas deserted, - Defense Intelligence Agency

The morale in the detachments of the 9th Separate Assault Motorized Rifle Regiment of Marine Infantry (Novoazovsk) of the 1 Army Corps (Donetsk) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is extremely low due to the forced recruitment and significant losses sustained over the past week.

Censor.NET reports the press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

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The statement reads: "July 5, eight servicemen of the 9th Separate Assault Motorized Rifle Regiment of Marine Infantry, who had recently arrived at the advanced positions, abandoned the front line and declared their unwillingness to continue serving in the combat units as they were shock to the core by the view of their five killed and four seriously injured comrades-in-arms being taken away."

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