Eight Ukrainian militaries died as a result of the hostile attacks of the pro-Russian militants in the period from July 21 up to August 20. 17 Ukrainian soldiers sustained injuries of various levels as Radio Liberty reported citing the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation.
The HQ denied information of Informnapalm volunteer community about underestimation of the number of the attacks of the illegal armed groupings of occupied Donbas by the HQ explaining the discrepancy in the figures by the different methods of calculation.
As we reported, Donbas militants violated the ceasefire eight times using weapons of prohibited calibers.
On July 21, the ceasefire regime has begun in Donbas.
Earlier U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker stated that the US is satisfied with the work of the Normandy format and is ready for meetings to resolve the situation in Donbas in new formats.