Thousands of dead soldiers: the Ministry of defence announced the loss since the war began

Since the beginning of Russian aggression against Ukraine in a combat zone in the Donbas killed more than 2.6 thousand Ukrainian military.

About that today at the briefing said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko.

“Since the beginning of the Russian aggression against Ukraine has killed 2696 warriors and 9903 were wounded”, – Lysenko told.

Recall, according to U. N. data, three years of military conflict in the East of Ukraine has killed more than 10 thousand people, of which 2.7 thousand are civilians and nearly 24 thousand people were injured. Overall, in the period from 14 APR 2014 to 15 may 2017, the organization has recorded 34 056 victims.