Tuesday, August 2 2016 22:40 EEST
Petro Poroshenko said a total of 415 Ukrainian paratroopers were killed in Donbas in fighting with a Russian aggressor
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415 Ukrainian paratroopers killed in Donbas in fight with Russian aggressor

Unian reports: 

'A total of 415 paratroopers did not return from a mission, dying in fierce fighting with the Russian aggressor,' Poroshenko said during celebrations on the occasion of Airborne Forces Day at the Training Center of the Airborne Forces in Zhytomyr. 

The president said 2,295 airborne soldiers received state awards, seven of them marked with the title 'Hero of Ukraine.'
As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to go on his first official visit to Malaysia

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