Ukraine's National Guard lose 219 soldiers at war, - Internal Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

812 soldiers got injured and traumatized at war
11:41, 26 March 2019

National Guard of Ukraine
National Guard

Over the five years of its existence, the National Guard of Ukraine lost 219 soldiers in Donbas, as Artem Shevchenko, the Spokesperson of the Internal Ministry, reported on Facebook.

812 soldiers got injured and traumatized at war.

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“Some figures on the fifth anniversary of the National Guard of Ukraine: 45,000 of personnel (the law provides increase by 60,000 is necessary); 34,495 participants of combat actions; 1364 were rewarded, 188 of them – postmortem; three Heroes of Ukraine (postmortem) – Major General Sergiy Kulchytsky, lieutenant Bogdan Zavada, soldier Yevhen Telnov; in total – 219 died in ATO (Anti-terrorist Operation, - ed.) and JFO (Joint Forces Operation, - ed.); 812 wounded and traumatized at war; 14 missing,” Shevchenko wrote.

It should be noted that today, on March 26, Ukraine marks the Day of the National Guard. Yet, many Ukrainians does not know what is the function of the establishment, to whom it reports and its number.

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