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Ukraine war

Price of an invasion: Self-exiled Russians face uncertain future in Georgia

Putin's war leads to brain drain from Russia

TBILISI, Georgia -- Russian President Vladimir Putin probably did not see this coming in what he thought would be a three-day capture of Ukraine.

As Putin's "special military operation" against Ukraine drags into a second year, Russia has lost a large population of highly skilled people who had fled to other countries, many on fears of being drafted as the fighting became increasingly intense and the army failed to gain as much ground as the Kremlin had hoped. 

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