Defense Minister: 623 army servicemen killed in action since early 2016

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over the period, pro-Russian militants have breached ceasefire about 7,000 times, Stepan Poltorak says
15:42, 15 June 2016

“The war continues to claim lives of the best sons of the Ukrainian nation. This year, our combat losses already made 623 Ukrainian servicemen. This is what Russian policy towards peaceful solution of the Donbas conflict looks like”, Ukraine’s Defense Minister said at a briefing in Brussels. The official visits NATO HQ in the Belgian capital with a working visit.

According to him, the enemy has violated ceasefire about 7,000 times during the mentioned period, using, in particular, artillery systems and multiple missile launchers, banned by Minsk agreements. 

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