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Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine shelling of Russian-held Makiivka reportedly kills scores of recent recruits

Scores of recently mobilised troops said to have been killed; Ukraine reports 20 ‘aerial targets’ shot down above Kyiv

A New Year’s Day attack on a complex in the Russian-controlled city of Makiivka killed scores of recently mobilised troops sent by Moscow, according to reports on both sides, in what could be one of the deadliest know incidents involving Russian conscripts so far.

Without claiming the strike, Ukraine’s military command announced up to 400 Russian soldiers were killed in the incident in Makiivka, a city in the Moscow-controlled parts of the Donetsk region.

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