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Journalist: 356 UA soldiers killed since the beginning of the year

March 9, 2015

356 servicemen – losses of Ukrainian armed forces in Donbas in January-March 2015.

Journalist: 356 UA soldiers killed since the beginning of the year

Journalist Yuriy Butusov informs this on his Facebook page. According to him, the data has been taken from civil-military institution of the General Staff. The data was last updated of March 6, however, it is not complete.

356 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Donbas since the beginning of this year.

According to journalist Butusov, most of bodies of soldiers are sent to one place – forensic medial examination in Dnipropetrovsk. There are cases when on agreement with the military commandment bodies are sent to other towns directly.

In addition, the data at General Staff doesn’t include cases when some soldiers die of wounds in hospitals.

According to data from Butusov, delivery of bodies from zone of hostilities is still in process.

Thus, on March 7-8 another 19 bodies of Ukrainian soldiers were evacuated from Debaltseve to Dnipropetrovsk.

In addition, in 2014-2015 in course of battles 340 Ukrainian soldiers went missing.


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