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Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Born Oct. 7, 1952, in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, Prez said today that Russia's military could fight in Ukraine for a long time, but he said there was no need to mobilize more troops at this stage, Reuters reported.

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"As for the duration of the special military operation, of course it could be a long process," Putin told a televised meeting of Russia's Human Rights Council.

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However, according to him, for now "there is no point" in additional mobilization, after 300,000 reservists were mobilized in September and October.

Putin assured that Russia will protect its interests with all available means, writes BTA.

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