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‘How to Break Arm At Home’ Becomes Top Google Search

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  • Google searches for “how to break an arm at home” surged in Russia after President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization of the population to fight in Ukraine.
  • The Russian president said conscription would only be applied to reservists, with the decree taking effect on Wednesday.
  • Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who spoke after Putin’s address to the nation, said 300,000 men with “previous military experience” would now be called up.

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