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Children as a tool: how Russia militarizes kids in the Donbas and Crimea

"Ukraine must consider now how it plans to reintegrate the younger generations, which are being brought up in an atmosphere of hatred and hostility toward the state they were born in—and which they have been largely isolated from," Iryna Matviyishyn, the analyst at Internews Ukraine and UkraineWorld, comments on military-themed children's education Russia implements on the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.

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