Russia's 'first mobilised troops' arrive in Donetsk to begin firearms drills.

RUSSIA's 'first mobilised troops' arrive in Donetsk to begin firearms drills as Putin ramps up armed forces presence in Ukraine's southern regions.

In this dramatic footage, new recruits can be seen undertaking exercises with machine guns and rifles as they prepare for the war zone that awaits.

This footage was released by the so called 'Donetsk People's Republic', this footage is yet to be verified and the exact location confirmed.

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