Media report updated death toll in Donbas
In the summer of 2017, 55 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, while 269 defenders were wounded, Tyzhden reports citing data from the Information and Analytical Center of National Security.
The Ukrainian army suffered most losses during the first month of the summer - 23 servicemen of the Ukrainian armed forces were killed in action in June, while 111 fighters of the Anti-Terrorist Operation were wounded.
In July, 22 defenders of Ukraine were killed, while 80 troops were wounded.
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As UNIAN reported earlier, on August 23, the members of the Tripartite Contact Group for the Donbas settlement agreed from midnight on August 25 to establish a ceasefire in the east of Ukraine in connection with the start of the new school year.