Ukraine lost 2,945 soldiers in Donbas, 948 of them killed after signing of Minsk agreements

Ukraine lost 2,945 soldiers in Donbas, 948 of them killed after signing of Minsk agreements

Ukraine has lost 2,945 soldiers during the whole period of military operation in Donbas. It has lost 948 soldiers after the signing of the Minsk agreements.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this during his speech at the panel discussion "Security in Eastern Europe" within the framework of the Munich Security Conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

“During the entire period of aggression, 2,945 soldiers were killed in the fighting, 948 soldiers were killed after signing of the Minsk agreements,” Poroshenko said, stressing that one Ukrainian soldier was killed in the last 24 hours.

At the same time, the president stressed that the number of enemy attacks had significantly reduced after receiving Javelin anti-tank missiles from the United States. "Russian tankers refuse to go to the contact line. We have halved the number of combat casualties,” he added.

As reported, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on February 15-16 is on a working visit to Germany and participates in the 55th Munich Security Conference.


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