More than 900 Ukrainian servicemen have lost their lives in the tragedy near Ilovaysk in the Donbass in the summer of last year, said Commissioner a fee DND on POWs Lilia Rodionova.
in late summer of 2014, Ukrainian battalions were surrounded under Ilovaisk in the Donetsk region, where they suffered serious losses. Later in the end of the Military agreements were able to bring some of the soldiers from the environment.
before the chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios said that in the tragedy near Ilovaysk lost his life 459. Explaining these data, Rodionov said that Kiev takes as a basis the figures for the losses, based on the number of bodies of Ukrainian troops, which turned out to be identified. However, not finished yet of the DNA examination of the remains of Ukrainian soldiers killed near Ilovaysk.
"it is estimated that under Ilovaiskaya killed More than 900 Ukrainian troops ", - has declared "" in the Commission.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has created a temporary Commission on investigation of events under Ilovaisk. The military Prosecutor's office opened criminal proceedings according to section " negligent attitude to military service, which entailed grave consequences in terms of fighting ".
The exact number of deaths under the transfer until now unknown. Former Prosecutor General of Ukraine Vitaliy Yarema said that about 200 Ukrainian security forces have lost their lives during the encirclement near Ilovaysk. The Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine has no exact information about the number of dead. The former head of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Valeriy geletey said that the Ukrainian army lost near Ilovaysk at least 107 people.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.