During carrying out special operations in Eastern Ukraine health damage received more than 5 thousand Ukrainian soldiers, said the Director of the military medical Department of the Ministry of defense Andrew Verba at a press conference in Kyiv.
"Injured and wounded in the area of the ATO over 5 thousand Soldiers," he said, UNIAN reports. According to his statement, abroad have been rehabilitated 108 Ukrainian soldiers." as of March 31 treatment abroad are 38 Ukrainian soldiers. For example, the Ukrainian Soldiers undergoing treatment or rehabilitation in Germany, Israel, the USA, the Baltic States and Bulgaria, " said willow. From mid-April last year the Kiev authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military is actively used heavy equipment and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People. The opposing parties in the Donbas in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) February fifteen declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations.