Voiced by the Ukrainian authorities figures on the total number of deaths during the conflict in the Donbas forces severely underestimated, said on the first day of the week the Deputy head of the headquarters of the militia of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin.
"If this is a claim only about the Ukrainian armed forces or national guard, then maybe the numbers correspond to the reality. If a General loss ? in armed forces, national guard, volunteer battalions, the real figures are at times more "? basurin declared RIA " Novosti ". The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, speaking on the first day of the week at the celebration of the 24th anniversary of independence of Ukraine, said that the victims force special operations in the Donbass were about 2, 1 thousand Ukrainian soldiers. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 6, 8 thousand People, at least 17 thousand have Received damage of health.