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Pupils, teachers and workers began reported breathing trouble and headaches Friday at a middle school in the town of Starogladovskaya, emergency workers said.
One should expect a winter escalation of hostilities. We will definitely see it either in December or early next year. There is no reason for a break - only a small part of the mobilised has been deployed to the zone of the special operation yet