Ukrainian paratroopers lost 387 soldiers during the fighting in the process of special operations in the Donbass, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Donetsk region during the solemn events on the occasion of the day of Ukrainian airborne troops.
"387 the troopers did not return from combat missions, killed in fierce fighting," - said Poroshenko on Sunday.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.