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Reservists’ mobilization continues in Russia

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++PLEASE NOTE: AP IS OPERATING IN RUSSIA ACCORDING TO RUSSIAN RESTRICTIONS ON ALL REPORTING RELATED TO THE ONGOING MILITARY OPERATION IN UKRAINE++ASSOCIATED PRESSYakutsk - 23 September 20221. Pan of people leaving building to board the busHEADLINE: Reservists' Mobilization continues in Russia 2. Stadium exterior ANNOTATION: "Yakutsk, 23 September 2023." 3. Various of people inside filling out papersANNOTATION: "Mobilization is underway after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday."4. Various of man calling out names of the drafteesANNOTATION: "In Yakutia's capital Yakutsk, an indoor stadium was turned into collection centre on Friday for the draftees."5. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Pavel Sokolov, draftee:"I didn't expect it. I went to the kindergarten with my daughter and they gave it (call up paper) to me in the street. I came here at once. I'm fine, keeping calm. I won't be away for long hopefully."6. Couple next to bus, kissing, woman walking awayANNOTATION: "The draftees will be sent further to the military units of the Eastern Military District."7. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Dmitry Plashenko, draftee:(Reporter off camera: "What are the relatives saying?")"They are crying. The hardest part is saying goodbye to the kids. That's it."8. Plashenko next to banner reading (Russian) "The fate of your motherland is in your hands."9. Draftees walking to the busANNOTATION: "Putin's partial call-up of 300,000 reservists was short on details."10. Draftees walking to bus, getting in11. People wavingANNOTATION: "The Russian military announced Thursday it had set up a call centre to answer questions."13. Bus movingSTORYLINE:Mobilization is underway in Russia's Far Eastern region of Yakutia after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday to bolster his forces in Ukraine.In the regional capital Yakutsk, an indoor stadium was turned into collection centre on Friday for the draftees, who will be sent further to the military units of the Eastern Military District.One of the draftees told the Associated Press that he didn't expect to receive the call up paper in the street."I went to the kindergarten with my daughter and they gave it to me in the street. I came here at once. I'm fine, keeping calm," he said, adding that he hopes to come back soon."The most difficult thing is to say goodbye to the kids," another recruiter said barely holding back tears.Putin's partial call-up of 300,000 reservists was short on details, so much so that the Russian military announced Thursday it had set up a call centre to answer questions.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.

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