Barracks blast leaves 63 Russians dead as pressure on Putin grows over war in Ukraine

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By Andy Silvester A blast which killed 63 Russians in a temporary barracks has once again ignited anger at home – with nationalist bloggers putting pressure on Kremlin top brass and Vladimir Putin Russia acknowledged on Monday that scores of its troops were killed in one of the Ukraine war’s deadliest strikes, drawing demands from Russian nationalist bloggers for commanders to be punished for housing soldiers alongside an ammunition dump. Russia’s defence ministry said 63 soldiers had died in the fiery blast which destroyed a temporary barracks in a former vocational college in Makiivka, twin …

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