Friday, February 17 2017 17:49 EET
Military
Battle losses make 2197 Ukrainian servicemen during war in Donbas
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2 197 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas since the beginning of the armed conflict. The Chief of General Staff, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko, reports Interfax Ukraine.

“Battle losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine make 2197 dead and 8 000 wounded in this period,” Muzhenko said during his meeting with the foreign army attaché in Kyiv on Friday.

Note that the Public relations department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced that last year’s nonbattle losses of Armed Forces of Ukraine were bigger than the battle losses. Thus the number of battle losses was 211 against 256 nonbattle.

Earlier Russian troops continue to test modern weapons and military hardware in eastern Ukraine,- Turchynov