Civilian death toll times higher than military - PM

Civilian death toll times higher than military - PM

The number of civilians killed as a result of Russia's war on Ukraine is ten times greater than that of Ukraine’s military.

This was announced by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal in a comment to BBC News Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

"The civilian death toll is ten times higher than the military. This proves that the Russian army and Russia are at war with the civilian population of Ukraine, not with our Armed Forces," Shmyhal said.

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On February 24, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Its troops have been shelling and destroying infrastructure and residential areas of Ukrainian cities and towns, using artillery, multiple launch rocket systems, and ballistic missiles.

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