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    According to the press service of the Russian Embassy in Uganda, No Russian nationals were among the reportedly over 200 victims of clashes in South Sudan.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) No Russian nationals were among the reportedly over 200 victims of clashes in South Sudan, the press service of the Russian Embassy in Uganda, which works in the representative capacity in South Sudan, said Monday. 

    "None of the Russian citizens were injured as of 10:30 a.m. [07:30 GMT]," the press service told RIA Novosti, adding that Russian pilots are currently under government forces protection at UN bases.

    Renewed fighting broke out last week between the soldiers loyal to the sitting president and opposition forces loyal to his vice president. At least 150 soldiers were killed since Friday.


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