The casualty rate of Donbas occupants exceeded 1,5 thousand people in 2019, the headquarters of Joint Forces Operation reports.
Their irreversible losses reached 619 people, another 939 fighters were wounded and injured.
In addition, Ukrainian troops destroyed 110 units of enemy weaponry and military equipment.
As we reported earlier, on December 29, Ukraine and representatives of the militant-held Donbas exchanged prisoners; these are political prisoners, POWs and civilians, some of which were not even convicted. The venue was Mayorske checkpoint in Donetsk region.
The Special Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Tripartite Contact Group (TCG), Martin Sajdik, welcomed the exchange of detained persons between Kyiv and Temporary Occupied Territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This was reported by OSCE’s press center on its official website.
"I sincerely welcome the mutual release and exchange of detainees today, pursuant to a common decision of the Trilateral Contract Group, with the participation of representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, taken on 23 December 2019," Sajdik said.