Over 800 people are missing in Donbas as result of war

Source : 112 Ukraine

Since the beginning of the war, 928 people appealed to the Ukrainian Red Cross Society
17:01, 6 September 2021

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811 people are still considered missing in Donbas as the result of war as Interfax reported citing Head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine Florence Gillette.

“Seven years have been passed since the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Cross Society in Ukraine have started to receive requests from families whose relatives gone missing as a result of the conflict in Donbas. During the past seven years, the ICRC and the Ukrainian Red Cross Society have received hundreds of requests from such families. As of today, 811 people are still missing,” Gillette said.

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In his turn, President of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society Mykola Polishchuk has informed that since the beginning of the armed conflict in Ukraine, it received requests from 928 citizens.

“892 missing persons’ cases were opened; the work on 701 cases is finished, including 154 cases with the release and reunion with families; 115 cases due to the death and burial. In 158 cases, the communication was established with relatives in the territory uncontrolled by Ukraine with the help of the volunteers and employees of Luhansk and Donetsk regional organizations of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society,” he noted.

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As we reported, the Russian Federation has stated that it will not support the continuation of the OSCE mission on the Russian border, and it is a sign of deliberate sabotage of Minsk agreements.

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