10,220 Ukrainian citizens perished in the ongoing armed conflict in Donbas, since the hostilities began in spring 2014; 2,335 of those served with the Ukrainian military. Iryna Gerashchenko, the vice speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament said that during the session of the Ukraine-NATO inter-parliamentary council in Brussels on Tuesday.
‘Three of the deceased Ukrainian military were women. 8,390 Ukrainian soldiers, 24 of them women, sustained wounds. 3,174 women became widows and 2,190 lost their sons. Over 1.5 million citizens became the internally displaced persons,’ she said.