Russians flee to border after military call-up

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Queues have sprung up along Russia's border as men attempt to leave the country to avoid a military call-up for the war in Ukraine.

President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilisation on Wednesday, which could see 300,000 people summoned to serve in the war.

But Russia has played down the report saying the story of fighting-age men fleeing are exaggerated.

But on the border with Georgia, miles-long queues of vehicles have formed including men trying to escape the war.

In the meantime, Germany's interior minister yesterday signaled that Russians fleeing from their country would be welcome into Germany.

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