Sky’s Diana Magnay reports from Ulan-Ude in the far eastern province of Buryatia in Russia – six time zones away from Moscow.

Where living standards are low and an army contract is worth a lot, residents tell Sky News about the ongoing impact of the war on the young men fighting in the war and their families.

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