2,269 Ukrainian soldiers died in Donbas of Russian aggression, - Poroshenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

8,5 thousand were injured
11:54, 29 January 2016

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2 269 of our warriors died protecting Ukraine, informed the President during “Lesson of Courage” with Kyiv lyceum students and trainees of military academies, which was aired by “112 Ukraine” TV channel.

“2 269 soldiers died in the line of duty protecting our country. It has become a tradition to honor ATO soldiers for the anniversary of the Battle of Kruty. Both heroes died for independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”, - said Poroshenko.

According to Ukrainian military forces since the beginning of ATO 2 673 soldiers died and 8 519 were injured. State Border Service informed that as of the end of December, 67 frontier guards died, 406 were injured and 6 are missing. 11 members of Ukrainian Security Service died, 100 were injured.

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