About 2,700 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war – Def. Ministry

15:07, 16 June 2017
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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has announced the death toll of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the beginning of the war in Donbas in 2014, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"As of June 16, 2017, a total of 2,696 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 9,903 have been wounded since the beginning of Russian aggression in Ukraine," ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, June 16.

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