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Moscow has made the kadyrovtsy its frontmen and poster boys, as it fears rebellion in Chechnya

Mykhailo Basarab, PhD in political science, Senior Fellow at the Kyiv Security Forum

Statistics on losses of the Russian military in Ukraine, available as of today, indicates that the Kremlin regime throws, first and foremost, representatives of indigenous peoples of Russia into the heat of war battles. According to research estimates of a Ukrainian network InformNapalm, one dead military serviceman from Moscow prorates to 87 killed Dagestanis, 275 Buryats, and 350 Tuvinians. This proportion could have been explained by the startling difference in income of the Moscow and province residents, with the latter compelled to go to war to earn their living. Still, this explains the situation only partially.

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