In a sign of Russia's urgent need to bolster its war effort in Ukraine, parliament said on Friday it would consider a bill to allow Russians over 40 and foreigners over 30 to sign up for the military.
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Scenes from the war in Ukraine
Two years into the COVID pandemic, the U.S. is grieving a once unthinkable death toll