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More Russian volunteers sign up to fight in Ukraine after Moscow attack

# Russia’s military says that it had seen a surge in people signing up to fight in Ukraine since a deadly terror attack on a Moscow concert hall last month. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack that killed more than 140 people. President Vladimir Putin has since continued to say, without providing evidence, that Ukraine had a hand in plotting the attack. The Defence ministry said more than 100-thousand people had voluntarily signed up to fight so far in 2024, including 16-thousand in the 10 days after the attack.