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Desperation on Russia's borders as draft-eligible men flee

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Russian citizens sit in front of employees of a public service centre as they come to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

Russian citizens sit in front of employees of a public service centre as they come to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

Russian citizens sit in front of employees of a public service centre as they come to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev
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Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Drone footage shows long queues of vehicles on the way to exit Russia on its border with Georgia, in Verkhny Lars, Russia, September 26, 2022. The Insider/Handout via REUTERS

Drone footage shows long queues of vehicles on the way to exit Russia on its border with Georgia, in Verkhny Lars, Russia, September 26, 2022. The Insider/Handout via REUTERS

Drone footage shows long queues of vehicles on the way to exit Russia on its border with Georgia, in Verkhny Lars, Russia, September 26, 2022. The Insider/Handout via REUTERS
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Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers walk after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Travellers push bicycles after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers push bicycles after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers push bicycles after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Russian citizens visit a public service centre to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

Russian citizens visit a public service centre to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

Russian citizens visit a public service centre to receive an individual identification number for foreigners in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev
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Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Russian citizens queue outside a public service centre in the city of Oral, Kazakhstan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Raul Uporov

Russian citizens queue outside a public service centre in the city of Oral, Kazakhstan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Raul Uporov

Russian citizens queue outside a public service centre in the city of Oral, Kazakhstan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Raul Uporov
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A man carries a bag on his head as travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A man carries a bag on his head as travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A man carries a bag on his head as travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

A traveller reacts after crossing the border with Russia at the frontier checkpoint Verkhny Lars - Zemo Larsi, Georgia September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

Travellers from Russia cross the border to Georgia at the Zemo Larsi/Verkhny Lars station, Georgia September 26, 2022.  REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze
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