PBS NewsHour

Russians flee to avoid fighting in Putin's war in Ukraine

Clip: 09/29/2022 | 5m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted mistakes in the mobilization of 300,000 Russians to fight in Ukraine. His announcement last week sparked an exodus of Russians fleeing across the border to avoid being conscripted. Despite a troubled history, Russia’s neighbor Georgia has accepted the largest number of Russians. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 09/29/22

Rating: NR

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