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The Voice of Russia: Russian-Ukrainian volunteer corps going to Syria to fight

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Aug. 27, 2013, 7:11 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by The Voice of Russia

Plans are in the works to send Russian-Ukrainian volunteer corps to Syria to help its leadership in the struggle with the rebels.
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Plans are in the works to send Russian-Ukrainian volunteer corps to Syria to help its leadership in the struggle with the rebels. Several thousand people have already signed up. This came as a statement by the initiator of this volunteer formation, Ukrainian intelligence veteran Sergey Razumovsky.

“We have literally met with a squall. On all our electronic resources there are requests from people who want to join the corps, mainly from Russia, Belarus, and even Moldova,” Razumovsky says.

As for citizens of Ukraine, according to him, they “react with difficulty, so far”.

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