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"As many as 2,608 Ukrainian soldiers were killed during the aggression, including 2,200 men from the Armed Forces of Ukraine," he said at a gathering of senior military officials, commanders of the Armed Forces, commanders of combat units and formations in the General Staff of Ukraine.

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